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Re: [readline] Multibyte invisible chars cause weird prompt length calcu

From: Dennis Williamson
Subject: Re: [readline] Multibyte invisible chars cause weird prompt length calculation issue
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 10:23:28 -0600

On Tue, Nov 26, 2019, 9:50 AM Алексей Шилин <address@hidden> wrote:

> В Вт, 26/11/2019 в 07:35 -0600, Dennis Williamson пишет:
> > You have printable characters enclosed. For example, \u. _Each_
> > sequence of unprintable characters needs to be separately enclosed
> > _without_ enclosing the printable ones.
> >
> > The first part of your prompt is what needs to be corrected. The
> > latter part after "debian_chroot" is correct.
> Ah, you meant that it should be:
> PS1='\[\e]0;\]\u@\h:\w\[\a\]${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[01
> ;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]\$ '
> Or the ']0;' part should be outside of '\[...\]', too?

No. As Greg pointed out, I missed the fact that the strings were part of
the escape sequence for the terminal title. Sorry for the confusion.


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