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Re: bash 4.4.18 return to new line


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash 4.4.18 return to new line
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2018 14:41:46 -0500
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On 2/2/18 2:39 PM, Alexander Kozlenkov wrote:
> $ printenv PS1
> \e[1;95m\t\e[0m:\[\e]0;address@hidden:
> \w\a\]${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01;address@hidden:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]\$

There are a bunch of invisible characters at the beginning of the prompt
that aren't enclosed in \[ and \]. That will throw off the cursor location
calculations.

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