Bug 186107 - Corrupted shell display
Corrupted shell display
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bash (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2006-03-21 12:44 EST by Shashank
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-22 07:00:57 EST
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Description Shashank 2006-03-21 12:44:42 EST
Description of problem:


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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. at shell prompt, type cat ./<binaryfile>
where <binaryfile> is the name of a binary file

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Actual results:
Display in the shell is all corrupted

Expected results:
Normal display


Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2006-03-22 07:00:57 EST
Writing binary to a terminal can have all sorts of results -- this is not a bash
problem, or a gnome-terminal problem.

Don't write random bytes to a terminal.  If you do, by accident, you can type
'reset; stty sane' to recover.

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