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Re: Problem with reverse-i-search in 5.1.0(1)-rc1

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Problem with reverse-i-search in 5.1.0(1)-rc1
Date: Sun, 1 Nov 2020 14:58:48 -0500
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On 10/31/20 11:00 AM, Detlef Vollmann wrote:
> Hello,
> since Bash-5.1-rc1 <CTRL-R> doesn't work for me as previously.
> I have the following entries in my history:
> man a
> man b
> Now I type '<CTRL-R> m a n' and get:
> (reverse-i-search)`man': man b
> Now I type '<CTRL-R>' again.
> What I would expect (and what I got with 5.0) is:
> (reverse-i-search)`man': man a
> Instead I get
> (reverse-i-search)`': man b
> Note the empty search string.

Thanks for the report. It's not easy to reproduce, and, as you later note,
requires the `C' or `POSIX' locales and things to be done in a certain
order, but I believe I was able to track it down. It will be fixed in


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

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