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Re: Problem with vi mode in bash 5.0 beta

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Problem with vi mode in bash 5.0 beta
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:54:53 -0500
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On 12/12/18 5:32 PM, Stan Marsh wrote:
> (This is all after doing "set -o vi")
> In previous versions of bash, I could do the following keys: <Esc> / ^ foo 
> <Enter>
> and it would find the most recent command that starts with foo.  This is all 
> as
> expected.
> However, in bash 5.0 beta (self-compiled), this doesn't work. It always 
> leaves the
> cursor line empty (as if there was no matching history line).  If I leave out 
> the ^,
> then it works as expected (but, of course, matches the string anywhere, not 
> just at
> the beginning of the line).

These are fixed in bash-5.0-beta2.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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