Bash Command History Scroll Back Problem with Multi-line Commands

Brian Dessent
Thu Jun 23 19:00:00 GMT 2005

ImranKhan wrote:

> This falls in the annoyance category.  Anyone have problems using scroll
> back history with commands that are long and split over muliple lines in the
> terminal?

No problem at all here.  This is usually caused by improper use (or lack
of) \[ and \] in the prompt to tell bash which characters are


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