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Re: Bash-5.1-rc1 available

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: Bash-5.1-rc1 available
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2020 12:24:21 -0700

Chet Ramey wrote:
> Tomas Janousek wrote:
> > Chet Ramey wrote:
> >> Yes, you can disable bracketed paste mode. I'll make sure that turning off
> >> bracketed paste mode disables the active region for incremental searches.
> > 
> > Would you please consider making this configurable separately? I'd love to
> > keep bracketed paste mode enabled, but I find the highlighting annoying 
> > (and a
> > bit buggy, more on that later). It seems I'm not alone:
> > https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=972344

I would also much prefer if the highlight was separate.

> I'm going to see what the reaction is with bash-5.1 and go from there. The
> entire rationale for including this feature was to highlight the text a
> bracketed paste inserts. Since there was no separate use, and the
> contributed patch didn't include a configuration option, I didn't add one.

Highlighting the region is a completely separate concept from
bracketed paste mode as the region is used in many completely
unrelated places.  It pains me that they are coupled.


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