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authorTom Ryder <tom@sanctum.geek.nz>2016-12-27 02:41:56 +1300
committerTom Ryder <tom@sanctum.geek.nz>2016-12-27 02:41:56 +1300
commitd71d8492a373306333711da74c3318f9c2c67d53 (patch)
parentTell ShellCheck to ignore an error (diff)
Add workaround to what looks like a bug to me
2 files changed, 9 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/ISSUES.markdown b/ISSUES.markdown
index 60558e80..5d9d43d3 100644
--- a/ISSUES.markdown
+++ b/ISSUES.markdown
@@ -20,3 +20,7 @@ Known issues
* On non-OBSD pdksh and mksh, !! comes out as literal !! after subshell
expansion; a version switch might be necessary
+* Running the block of git(1) commands in the prompt leaves five "stale"
+ jobspecs around that flee after a jobs builtin run; only saw this manifest
+ after 90dcadf; either I understand job specs really poorly or this may be a
+ bug in bash
diff --git a/bash/bashrc.d/prompt.bash b/bash/bashrc.d/prompt.bash
index aa96cdda..123c4146 100644
--- a/bash/bashrc.d/prompt.bash
+++ b/bash/bashrc.d/prompt.bash
@@ -156,6 +156,11 @@ prompt() {
} >/dev/null 2>&1
+ # For some reason, five commands in the above block seem to stick
+ # around as jobs after this command is over; I don't know why, but
+ # this clears it; might be a bug
+ jobs >/dev/null
# Print the status in brackets; add a git: prefix only if there
# might be another VCS prompt (because PROMPT_VCS is set)
printf '(%s%s%s%s)' \