Bug 129382 - Multi-line prompt clutters console.
Summary: Multi-line prompt clutters console.
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bash   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact: Ben Levenson
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-08-07 11:58 UTC by Santtu Lakkala
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: 3.0-3
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Last Closed: 2004-08-09 10:47:53 UTC
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Description Santtu Lakkala 2004-08-07 11:58:30 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; HornyPorny 1.0)

Description of problem:
The bundled readline handles multiline prompts in a non-working way.
When typing in command, it wraps the line at the wrong position, it
seem to calculate wrong value for the length of the last line of the
prompt, and the result it gets depends on all the other rows of the
prompt. Combined with colours, and their control codes, the output
gets totally clobbered.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. PS1="foo\nbar"
2. insert enough text to fill the line

Actual Results:  The line wraps 2 characters before the end of the line.

Expected Results:  The line should've wrapped exactly at the end.

Additional info:

If use ^V^J instead of \n, the line wraps 1 character before the end.

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-08-09 10:47:53 UTC
Fixed in bash-3.0-3.

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