bash prompt problem - some more observations

Robinson, Mark Mark.Robinson@vignette.com
Fri Dec 9 05:00:00 GMT 2005


Eric

I have been using a custom bash compiled without multibyte characters
for a couple of weeks now without problems.  I started with the Cygwin
src package version 3.00.16(12)-release (i686-pc-cygwin) and applied the
following patch:

-------------------8<----------------------------
--- ./bash-3.0-12.sh.save       2005-11-25 09:21:16.897833600 +1100
+++ ./bash-3.0-12.sh    2005-11-25 09:21:20.573118400 +1100
@@ -215,7 +215,7 @@
   --mandir='${prefix}/share/man' --infodir='${prefix}/share/info' \
   --libexecdir='${sbindir}' --localstatedir="${localstatedir}" \
   --datadir='${prefix}/share' --without-libiconv-prefix \
-  --without-libintl-prefix --with-installed-readline )
+  --without-libintl-prefix --disable-multibyte )
 }
 reconf() {
   (cd ${topdir} && \
------------------>8----------------------------

cheers
mark
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Blake [mailto:ebb9@byu.net] 
> Sent: Tuesday, 23 August 2005 9:47 PM
> To: Robinson, Mark
> Cc: cygwin@cygwin.com
> Subject: Re: bash prompt problem - some more observations
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> According to Robinson, Mark on 8/23/2005 1:45 AM:
> > howdy
> > 
> > so I downloaded the cygwin bash source and built it without 
> multibyte
> > character support and guess what?  no bug.
> 
> So does cygwin need to support multibyte characters in bash, 
> or should I
> make this configuration the default?  Being a native English speaker
> myself, I don't have much cause to try to use multibyte 
> character prompts
> or command output in my normal usage to know if cygwin supports it.
> 
> - --
> Life is short - so eat dessert first!
> 
> Eric Blake             ebb9@byu.net
> volunteer cygwin bash maintainer
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