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Re: [Help-bash] read -ep and ANSI colour sequences

From: Pierre Gaston
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] read -ep and ANSI colour sequences
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 13:33:16 +0200

On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 1:30 PM, Chris Down <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 2013-02-20 06:18, Chris F.A. Johnson wrote:
>> read -ep $'\e[41;37;1m >> \e[0m '
> Whilst this is valid from bash2 onwards and should work fine, you should be
> aware that if you require POSIX compatibility down the line, this will break.
> ( Yes, I am aware this is `help-bash', not `help-posix' ;-) )
> Chris
For some value of fine, afaik in both case readline will not wrap
correctly and I think there is no way to escape the terminal code like
in PS1

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