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Re: Possible bug with bindkey and Unicode characters in 5.2?

On Mon, Dec 7, 2015 at 9:47 PM, Raymond W. Ko <raymond.w.ko@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello, I am using Arch Linux, and zsh 5.2 recently landed in stable. I then
> discovered that some of my bindkeys with Unicode characters broke. I am
> basically using http://oremacs.com/2015/02/14/semi-xmodmap/ to generate
> unicode characters, but that should not be relevant.
> Here is the relevant part of my .zshrc:
> bindkey -s θ '"\C-b"'
> bindkey -s ω "'\C-b'"
> bindkey -s υ ">\C-b<"
> bindkey -s σ "}\C-b{"
> bindkey -s φ ")\C-b("
> bindkey -s φ "asdf"
> bindkey -s ρ "]\C-b["
> On zsh 5.1 and 5.0.1, this works as expected. However, in 5.2 there seems to
> be a pause for half a second before a question mark appears. I have tested
> this on mintty, xterm and urxvt, and Linux and Cygwin, so I don't think this
> is terminal specific. Any ideas? Downgrading back to 5.1 works for now.

e1c0a947cc845c71dd844db44016d07922cfcefa is the first bad commit
commit e1c0a947cc845c71dd844db44016d07922cfcefa
Author: Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date:   Fri Sep 11 21:40:45 2015 +0100

    Read full multibyte string early for self-insert

You'd need to revert both
and then it works fine again. I'll also note that pasting multibyte
text still works with my simple bracketed-paste-url-magic widget with
those commits reverted.

Mikael Magnusson

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