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bug #64659: Bad cursor offset with UTF-8 combining characters

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Tue 12 Sep 2023 11:55:30 PM UTC
   
 
Category:  Program Logic Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  * 5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  4.9.1
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None
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Tue 12 Sep 2023 11:55:30 PM UTC, original submission:  

When outputting text with UTF-8 combining characters, such as diacritics, the resulting cursor position appears to be internally inconsistent.

I'm attaching a test program that produces different output between Screen and directly in the outer terminal. The displayed text will also change within GNU Screen itself depending on how it gets redrawn (scrolling one line at a time vs. with pgup/pgdn, or switching between panes).

I don't think this is the same as bug #51890 or bug #63634, though it may be related.

Thanks for maintaining GNU Screen!

Anonymous

 

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file #55132:  combining.c added by None (4KiB - text/x-csrc - Test program that prints the letter 'A' with various diacritics)

 

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2023-09-12 None Attached File- Added combining.c, #55132

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