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bug #40985: Unicode character "ZERO WIDTH SPACE" causes display corruption

Submitted by:  Christopher O'Neill <deltafire>
Submitted on:  Sun 22 Dec 2013 11:22:42 AM UTC  
 
Category: displaySeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: displayStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: 0.4.3IRC nick: Deltafire

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Tue 24 Dec 2013 08:18:16 AM UTC, comment #2:

I've ran this same test in irssi on the same machine; there were no indications of display corruption with irssi.

Christopher O'Neill <deltafire>
Sun 22 Dec 2013 03:54:40 PM UTC, comment #1:

Just ran this test on OSX also; there is no missing digits in the timestamp, but there is still corruption elsewhere on the display - characters that are not cleared from the previous buffer etc.

Tested with WeeChat 0.41 and 0.4.3-dev (latest from master branch).

Christopher O'Neill <deltafire>
Sun 22 Dec 2013 11:22:42 AM UTC, original submission:

The unicode character "ZERO WIDTH SPACE" (utf-8 E2 80 8B) sometimes causes characters to be missing from the prefix of the following line.

To reproduce:
1. Install the shell.py script.
2. Create the following python file 'test.py':
---
#!/usr/local/bin/python

for i in range(30):
print "%02d 01\xe2\x80\x8b23456789" % i
---
3. Join an empty channel, run /shell test.py a couple of times.
4. Scroll up and down the buffer, switch to different buffers and back again.

Notes:
- ctrl-L fixes the display
- Switching to an empty buffer and back again causes no corruption
- Not all buffers cause corruption when switched to
- Sometimes characters from the previous buffer remain on screen
- Tested using iTerm2 and PuTTY
- Tested on FreeBSD 9.2 with Tmux 1.8

Christopher O'Neill <deltafire>

 

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