Long standing annoying issue in ghci

MarLinn monkleyon at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 22:08:46 UTC 2017

> Here's what I use:
> :set prompt "\ESC[46m\STX%s>\ESC[39;49m\STX "
> I believe \STX is a signal to haskeline for control sequences.
> Documentation is here:
> https://github.com/judah/haskeline/wiki/ControlSequencesInPrompt
Note: If you're using a multi-line prompt, things may be different 
again. I don't know what the rules are, but I found that if I put \STX 
on any but the last line of prompts I get weird characters. The same 
goes for any \SOH you might want to add for some reason.


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