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Re: [Bug-readline] A bug in complete.c if HANDLE_MULTIBYTE is undefined.

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] A bug in complete.c if HANDLE_MULTIBYTE is undefined.
Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2017 19:48:16 -0400
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On 7/4/17 3:26 PM, Juan Manuel Guerrero wrote:
> I have tried to build readline-7.0 for MSDOS/FreeDOS using DJGPP.  The only
> important issue here is that the used system does not provide multi-byte
> support at all thus NO_MULTIBYTE_SUPPORT is defined to 1 and HANDLE_MULTIBYTE
> is undefined.  This triggers at least one bug.
> In function fnprint of file complete.c the variable print_len is initialized
> with the return value of strlen, but that happens only iff HANDLE_MULTIBYTE
> is defined.  Else this variable is never initialized but later used in line
> 828:

Thanks for the report and fix.  Please let me know about other issues you
discover when running without multibyte character support -- I don't see a
lot of reports from those systems any more.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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