Subject: Re: pkg/29791
To: Jussi Liukkonen <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 03/29/2005 12:34:15
On Tue, 29 Mar 2005, Jussi Liukkonen wrote:

> > Is it okay if we close this PR since it doesn't appear to be
> > NetBSD or Pkgsrc specific?
> AFAIK this _is_ netbsd specific, since as noted, the problem doesn't
> appear in any other known (to me :-) environment. This leads one to
> consider pkgsrc's netbsd patches, or netbsd's libraries, to be the
> culprits. (I actually forgot to list solaris 8 and 9, in which the same
> versions of bash work OK with the same setup).
> But yeah, I can toss this up to bash developers (or debug it myself, in
> case of sudden burst of free time).

I tested with bash as provided by the Debian package 2.05a-11 on a Debian
3.0 system.

I may have misunderstood the problem or how to check.

reed@sloth:~$ echo $PS[pressed TAB here twice]
$PS1  $PS2  $PS4

And two spaces in-between each above.

My PS1 ends with a space and my PS2 ends with a space.

 Jeremy C. Reed

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