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Bug #64078 cli.prompt weird trailing spaces behavior on interactive shell
Submitted: 2013-01-25 22:58 UTC Modified: -
Avg. Score:4.0 ± 1.0
Reproduced:1 of 1 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (100.0%)
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From: oliver at x10 dot pe Assigned:
Status: Open Package: CGI/CLI related
PHP Version: 5.4.11 OS: Ubuntu Linux 12.10 64bits
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2013-01-25 22:58 UTC] oliver at x10 dot pe
Hello everyone.

When I try to change the interactive shell prompt using the command line (via the 
-d option), the trailing spaces doesn't show unless I begin the prompt with an 
non-alphanumeric character.

It works OK using the shorthand notation (#cli.prompt=test      ) inside the 

Test script:
$ php -d cli.prompt="test       " -a
Interactive shell

test# spaces are not shown

$ php -d cli.prompt="-test       " -a
Interactive shell

-test       # now the prompt is ok
-test       ^C

$ php -d cli.prompt=" test       " -a
Interactive shell

 test       # also ok
 test       ^C

Expected result:
$ php -d cli.prompt="test       " -a
Interactive shell

test       # The trailing spaces should be honored.
test       ^C

Actual result:
$ php -d cli.prompt="test       " -a
Interactive shell

test# not honored


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 [2013-06-30 07:53 UTC] oliver at x10 dot pe
Problem persists on PHP 5.5.0
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