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[Fwd: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated [experimental]: bash-3.2-4]
- From: Keith Christian <keithchristian at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 05:44:41 -0700
- Subject: [Fwd: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated [experimental]: bash-3.2-4]
Eric Blake wrote:
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A new release of bash, 3.2-4, is now available for experimental use,
replacing 3.2-3. Version 3.1-9 remains as the current version for now.
PROMISING - for the first time since January, the <TAB> completion works
without duplicating the last character on the line!
My original posting: http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2006-01/msg01214.html
I've installed Bash 3.2-4 and libreadline6 5,2-2 as suggested, and the
rxvt version I've been running is 20050409-3. I'll continue testing and
report any problems, but I see immediate improvement in completion
handling with this combination!
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Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated [experimental]: bash-3.2-4
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2006 11:52:13 -0600
From: Keith Christian <email@example.com>
Follow up: Although early tests were promising, the same problems have
returned. Still using Bash 3.2-4 and libreadline6 5,2-2, and rxvt
Attempting to progressively complete nested directories caused a
duplication in the "/" character. Example:
Assume a directory structure of
Typing "cd ~/projects" and pressing <TAB> completed ~/projects/
satisfactorily, but when pressing <TAB> a second time, "//" appeared
instead of "projects/project" so the problem persists.
The other issue that I face after having a terminal window open awhile
is that the BASH key editing bindings become lost - e.g. pressing ^A to
go the beginning of a line inserts a ^A instead of moving around.
Pressing ^E does not go to the end of the line but instead is over the
last character of the line, so appending to the line is impossible.
Is there anything I can do to help test? Let me know. I really long
for the days of last year when the command line editing with RXVT was
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