Re: BASH BUG
Greg Stark writes:
> Martin Fluch <email@example.com> writes:
> > On Mon, 22 Nov 1999, Juli-Manel Merino Vidal wrote:
> > >
> > > try the following PS1 (for root) and notice what happens:
> > > export PS1='^[[1m^[[31m\h:\w\$^[[0m '
please read the bash man page and look for \[ and \]
> > > Before you reach the end of the line, bash jump to the start of it...
> > > and when you go back, it goes two lines above. Try it ! It's really
> > > annoying.
> Except that our bash has had a serious problem that is _not_ related to the
> prompt. I see this problem without setting PS1 at all, just resize the window
> and bash will start jumping around because it still has the old window size.
> I'm not sure when this broke but it's been broken for a long long time. Always
> meant to file a bug on this.
please do with a reproduceable example.