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bug #41908: C syntax highlighting is broken on comment block start

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 19 Mar 2014 04:32:39 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: None

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Tue 08 Jul 2014 06:30:15 PM UTC, comment #3:

we can confirm this bug without recompile.
Add to /usr/share/nano/c.nanoarc one line:
color brightblue "/\*"

Maxim Baginskiy <kachan>
Sun 23 Mar 2014 08:01:43 PM UTC, comment #2:

Can you confirm that you compiled with -O0?

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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Wed 19 Mar 2014 04:49:55 PM UTC, comment #1:

This is probably related to bug 41683 (I just noticed it)

Wed 19 Mar 2014 04:32:39 PM UTC, original submission:

I can reproduce this bug on Arch linux; nano version: 2.2.6-2.


1) enable syntax highlighting for C/C++ files in /etc/nanorc
2) save a file named "foo.c" containing:


3) close and reopen the file
4) you should notice how the first line "/*" is not highlighted
5) press ARROW_DOWN and then ARROW_UP: the line becomes highlighted (so the bug vanishes)

This happens in both TTY and gnome-terminal



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