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bug #29014: nano hangs on Arch when opening files named PKGBUILD

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Fri 26 Feb 2010 09:51:45 PM UTC  
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  Duplicate
Assigned to:  Chris Allegretta <astyanax> Open/Closed:  Closed

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Sat 22 Feb 2014 08:11:53 PM UTC, comment #5:

Duplicate of bug #26977.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Project Administrator
Tue 17 Sep 2013 07:08:39 PM UTC, comment #4:

I think this bug (bug #29014) is a duplicate of bug #26977: Possible memory leak with nano 2.1.9 syntax highlighting

tigrmesh <tigrmesh>
Wed 03 Mar 2010 02:39:24 AM UTC, comment #3:

The syntax file does seem to be the problem, I commented it out in my .nanorc and the problem goes away.

Arch PKGBUILD info:

Arch Nano Page, PKGBUILD syntax subsection (feel free to update):

Sun 28 Feb 2010 07:57:06 AM UTC, comment #2:

Ah, probably. Did not think of that.

Syntax file attached.

(file #19812)

Sat 27 Feb 2010 09:44:25 PM UTC, comment #1:

Hmm, I'm having trouble reproducing this behavior.

Does PKGBUILD have a syntax associated with it on arch? It seems that by default with no ,nanorc or flags nano does not have issues with this filename. I'm guessing there probably is a bug but it's in the nanorc or syntax code.

If you could include the nanorc and any syntax highlighting rules associated with the PKGBUILD file that would be helpful.

Chris Allegretta <astyanax>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 26 Feb 2010 09:51:45 PM UTC, original submission:

( see http://aur.archlinux.org/ for PKGBUILD )

When trying to open a file with the name "PKGBUILD", nano stalls at a blank ncurses screen. Any other name works, even just a single lower case name such as "PKGbUILD". The file does not need to exist, can be an empty file, or one downloaded.. all fail.

I also tried download the current stable and compiling to make sure it was not Arch's build, but even that fails in the same way.



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file #19812:  pkgbuild.nanorc added by None (1KiB - application/octet-stream - PKGBUILD syntax)


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    Follow 6 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2014-02-22 bens StatusNeed Info => Duplicate
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        SummaryFailure to open when editing certain files named as PKGBUILD => nano hangs on Arch when opening files named PKGBUILD
    2010-02-28 None Attached File- => Added pkgbuild.nanorc, #19812
    2010-02-27 astyanax StatusNone => Need Info
        Assigned toNone => astyanax

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