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From: Sebastian Gniazdowski <sgniazdowski@gmail.com>
To: Sylvia Gough <q0h8xdveje@gmail.com>
Cc: Zsh Users <zsh-users@zsh.org>
Subject: Re: Getting the command in preexec as precisely typed
Date: Sun, 2 Jun 2019 18:03:22 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKc7PVDPVj3_DhJhCYo-LhZEGxLmzpeoE+50t8ficzdPzra9Bw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA+E8bhofxWgV+BG+a2p8wN3dy6VjLX28EAeH=DXM7LWHH63h9Q@mail.gmail.com>

On Sun, 2 Jun 2019 at 16:47, Sylvia Gough <q0h8xdveje@gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
> Now if I type `echo \b` the string `echo ^H$` is printed (i.e. `\b` was
> replaced by `^H`).
> This does not happen when using `fc -nl -1`.
> How  can I get the same inside `preexec`?
> Thanks!

It is the echo in the hook that does the conversion \b -> ^H. Use -E
option with echo to prevent this.

Sebastian Gniazdowski
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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-02 14:45 Sylvia Gough
2019-06-02 16:03 ` Sebastian Gniazdowski [this message]
2019-06-02 21:22   ` Sylvia Gough
2019-06-03  9:26     ` Roman Perepelitsa
2019-06-03  9:39       ` Sylvia Gough

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