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Re: read -ed $'\r' messes up Enter key at the prompt

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: read -ed $'\r' messes up Enter key at the prompt
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:54:54 -0400
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On 4/26/19 10:09 AM, Stephane Chazelas wrote:
> One can use:
>     IFS= read -i "$var" -red $'\r' var
> In bash as the equivalent of zsh's
>     vared var
> To edit the content of a variable (with the added restriction
> that $var can't contain CR or NUL characters), using ^V^J to
> embed newline characters.
> But I find that after I run that command and return to the
> prompt, pressing Enter inserts ^M instead of accepting the
> current line. It seems it only happens with -d $'\r'

Thanks for the report.


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