[erlang-questions] Ctrl+R bug in erl?
Fri Apr 26 19:04:43 CEST 2019
On Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 05:49:39PM +0100, Roger Lipscombe wrote:
> Steps to reproduce (in OTP-21.0):
> 1. Run 'erl'.
> 2. Evaluate an expression, so there's something in the history.
> 3. Press Ctrl+R to bring up reverse search.
> 4. At the (search) prompt, press Backspace.
> 5. Weirdness ensues.
> Erlang/OTP 21 [erts-10.0] [source] [64-bit] [smp:12:12] [ds:12:12:10]
> [async-threads:1] [hipe]
> Eshell V10.0 (abort with ^G)
> 1> 42 + 42.
> (search)`': 42 + 42.42 + 42.42 + 42.42 + 42.42 + 42.
I get this, too. I'm on Debian, with their packaged version of
21.2.2. It's probably some peculiarity of the termcap (and hence is
only fixable by a midnight sacrifice of an aubergine, performed by a
team consisting of three holy fools, two consecrated priestesses, and
a virgin unicylist).
Hugo Mills | Purrmetheus stole fur from the Dogs, and was chained
hugo@REDACTED carfax.org.uk | up for beagles to eat his liver.
PGP: E2AB1DE4 | Rich and Hugo
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