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Re: GNUbash v. 4.4.23-5 – Bash identifier location is non-correct in ter


From: Ricky Tigg
Subject: Re: GNUbash v. 4.4.23-5 – Bash identifier location is non-correct in terminal
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 22:11:57 +0100

Awesome, thanks!

ma 29. lokak. 2018 klo 13.57 Ilkka Virta (address@hidden) kirjoitti:

> On 29.10. 12:40, Ricky Tigg wrote:
> > Actual result:
> >
> > $ curl https://www.startpage.com
> > (...)  address@hidden ~]$
>
> The shell just prints the prompt where ever the cursor was left. That's
> quite common, the only exception I know is zsh, which moves the cursor
> to the start of line if the previous command didn't leave it in the left
> edge.
>
> A simple workaround would be to add '\n' at the start of the prompt, but
> it would then print an empty line above the prompt for every command
> that does properly finish the output with a newline. Some might find
> that ugly.
>
> It might be possible to check for that manually in PROMPT_COMMAND.
> Something like this seems to mostly work for me in interactive use,
> though it's rather stupid and will probably break down at some point.
>
>    prompt_to_bol() { local pos; printf '\e[6n'; read -sdR pos;
>        [[ ${pos#*;} != 1 ]] && printf '\e[30;47m%%\n\e[0m'; }
>    PROMPT_COMMAND=prompt_to_bol
>
> (I stole the main parts from the answers in
> https://unix.stackexchange.com/q/88296/170373 )
>
>
> --
> Ilkka Virta / address@hidden
>


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