konsole eats my prompt
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Thu Jan 6 08:25:32 GMT 2005
kevincpyeung1974-kde at yahoo.com.sg wrote:
> --- Larry Howe <larry.howe at comjet.com> wrote:
>>On Wednesday 05 January 2005 21:50,
>>kevincpyeung1974-kde at yahoo.com.sg wrote:
>>>Since kde 3.2 (I kind of regret upgrading my 3.1
>>>3.3.1 because of this), konsole messes up the
>>>when doing tab completion and encountering
>>>ambiguities. To reproduce, try:
>>>1. prepare two files in the same directory, called
>>>Test.java and Test.txt
>>>2. open konsole, go to that directory
>>>3. type "file T"
>>>4. hit <tab> (the whole line disappears)
>>>5. hit <tab> again (the line reappears, the line
>>>reads "file Test."
>>>6. type "j"
>>>7. hit <tab> (line becomes "file Test.java")
>>>8. hit <enter>
>>>9. file returns "Test.java: ASCII Java program
>>>10. will notice the prompt never returns.
>>>11. hit <enter>
>>>12. you get two new lines
>>>Can someone reproduce this? Shall I file a report?
>>>Thanks & regards
>>I do not see this problem (KDE 3.2.1). What shell
>>are you using?
> I just re-tested and here's the result:
> Mandrake 10, KDE 3.2 - OK
> SuSE 9.1, KDE 3.3.2 - OK
> SuSE 8.2, KDE 3.3.2 - FAILED
> SuSE 9.0, KDE 3.3.2 - FAILED
> I'm using bash.
> On SuSE 8.2 & 9.0 (those failed), the problem exists
> in a brand new konsole with 1 tab. If I use the bottom
> left icon to open a new shell (tab) in the same
> konsole window, the problem goes away.
It is probable (but not 100%) that the answer is in the system and Bash
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