extra-prompt (was BLFS 6.1)

Joachim Beckers jbeckers at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Sep 19 09:51:42 PDT 2005


Torsten Vollmann wrote:
> It gives me 
> 
> [Myself at MyComputer /PathToHomeDir]Myself at MyComputer : ActualDirImIn
> 
> The first occurrance comes from extra-promt.sh (as $PROMPT_COMMAND is
> printed befor $PS1) and the second one from $PS1.
> 
> Also note the /PathToHomeDir for it seems extra-promt.sh does not export the
> placeholders but the current value of these (echo $PROMPT_COMMAND prints
> out "[snip] /home/torsten [snip]" but should print "[snip] $(PWD) [snip]"

So it's broken by design, right? If so, I guess we should let the BLFS
team know...

(But first I'm gonna double and triple check the instructions.)

Joachim



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