bugranger - Bugs: bug #47802, Infinite recursion after alias

 
 

bug #47802: Infinite recursion after alias

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Fri 29 Apr 2016 12:37:12 AM UTC  
 
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open

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Fri 29 Apr 2016 02:30:16 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Hi, you're using a very old version of ranger which guides you to the wrong bug tracker. We're using github now, and I added your bug report there: https://github.com/hut/ranger/issues/537

The bug still exists though. For now, please simply avoid recursive alias definitions.

Roman Z. <hut>
Project Administrator
Fri 29 Apr 2016 12:37:12 AM UTC, original submission:  

I just downloaded and built ranger not too long ago.  I created an alias to open a terminal.  I typed ":alias terminal terminal --working-directory=." so that when the terminal opens, it opens already in the directory ranger is in.  After creating this alias, I immediately typed ":terminal" to see if the alias would do what I though it would. The new terminal opened how I expected, but then shortly after (~1-2 seconds), ranger crashed with no further input from me.  Attached is the output.

Anonymous

 

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file #37014:  bug_report.txt added by None (2KiB - text/plain - Copy pasted the repeated error message. My history does go back far enough for me to see if there was a different error before the infinite recursion started.)

 

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