Bug 244025 - subshell displays wrong prompt
Summary: subshell displays wrong prompt
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mc   
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Version: 7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jindrich Novy
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Reported: 2007-06-13 13:17 UTC by David Kovalsky
Modified: 2014-03-31 23:44 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: mc-4.6.1a-50.20070604cvs.fc8
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-05-14 14:23:38 UTC
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Patch to fix both of the noted issues. (4.73 KB, patch)
2007-06-20 14:32 UTC, Jindrich Novy
no flags Details | Diff

Description David Kovalsky 2007-06-13 13:17:25 UTC
Description of problem:
Bug 1:
1. Have a mc running where you have two different directories
   in each panel.
2. Tab, so that you are in the other panel.
3. Ctrl-O to go to subshell.
4. You see two different prompts printed next to each other.

Bug 2:
1. Have a mc running where you have two different directories
   in each panel.
2. Tab, so that you are in the other panel.
3. Tab, so that you are back.
4. Ctrl-O to go to subshell.
5. You see two same prompts printed next to each other ->
   no prompt printing is desired in this case.

Similar problem:
1. have PS1 set to
PS1='\[\033[01;31m\]\H\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[00;01m\]\w\n\033[01;34m\]\$ \[\033[00m\]'
2. run mc
3. CTRL+O to subshell
kovinek:~        [OK, colors right]
# mc             [OK, colors right]
#                [extra line, terminal color]

Similar in FC6:
kovinek:~        [OK, colors right]
# mc             [OK, colors right]
#                [extra line, the right color (as above)]
In this case it doesn't matter if you have same directories or different in the

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Comment 1 David Kovalsky 2007-06-13 13:20:34 UTC
Also RHEL5 has the same bahaviour as FC6.

Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2007-06-13 15:36:32 UTC
The patch to fix the two bugs listed on top of this bugreport are already fixed
in rawhide. The discussion related to multilined and colorized prompt goes on
upstream. I'll release updates after a final solution is found.

Comment 3 Jindrich Novy 2007-06-20 14:32:31 UTC
Created attachment 157468 [details]
Patch to fix both of the noted issues.

Comment 4 Jindrich Novy 2007-06-20 15:32:34 UTC
It's now applied in rawhide.

Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 13:03:18 UTC
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Comment 6 David Kovalsky 2008-05-14 14:23:38 UTC
Tested on F8, mc-4.6.1a-50.20070604cvs.fc8, i386 - I wasn't able to reproduce
any of those issues, so with regards to comment #4 I'm closing this bug. 

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