Dollar escaping issue with commands in all splits/windows

Bug #1583382 reported by Adam Collard on 2016-05-18
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
byobu (Ubuntu)
Dustin Kirkland 

Bug Description

Steps to reproduce:

1. Launch byobu
2. Split the window (Shift-F2)
3. Send command to all splits (Shift-F9)
4. Type: for x in 1 2 3; do echo $x; done

Expected results:

Both splits show 1 2 3

Actual results:

Both splits show three empty lines, because the $ has been lost somewhere

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: byobu 5.106-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-22.40-generic 4.4.8
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-22-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Wed May 18 16:46:11 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-08-17 (1370 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20120817.1)
PackageArchitecture: all

SourcePackage: byobu
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-03-07 (72 days ago)

Adam Collard (adam-collard) wrote :
Dustin Kirkland  (kirkland) wrote :

Reproduced. But I do see that:

Shift-F9: for x in 1 2 3; do echo \$x; done


Changed in byobu (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Dustin Kirkland  (kirkland)
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2019-06-15
Changed in byobu:
status: New → Confirmed
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