[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#534633: Bug#534633: xfce4-terminal: If shell prompt >screen width, entry line becomes garbled

Daniel Dickinson crazycshore at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 11:08:51 UTC 2009

On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 08:01:23 +0200
Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:

> On jeu, 2009-06-25 at 18:38 -0400, Daniel Dickinson wrote:
> > 
> > If you have a long prompt string such that the line exceeds the
> > screen width (.e.g due to using current working directory in the
> > prompt), the display becomes garbled on the line entry. 
> Can you make a screenshot, because I don't really see what you mean
> and can't really reproduce.

Attached.  I typed 'this is what happens, erased 'this is' and retyped
it.  The result is what you see.

> > 
> > This happen with or with screen running, but doesn't happen in
> > xterm, therefore I conclude it is an xfce4-terminal bug. (or
> > libvte) 
> Could you try with gnome-terminal or another vte-based terminal (like
> tilda) and report back?

Will do

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