bash_profile

Scott Swanson DrMemory at starband.net
Thu Sep 16 09:36:51 PDT 2004


On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Jan Mattila wrote:
> 
> Scott posted earlier (Sat Sep 11 08:55:20 MDT 2004), that he had 
> exec...PS1='\u:\w\$ ' in his .bash_profile
>        ^^^^^
> and when I tested the same set -x I also got 'PS1=\u:\w\$ '
>                                              ^^^^^^
> 
> So maybe that's just something the set -x does? For me at least
> it had no effect on getting a prompt.
> 

Looks like the expansion puts quotes around the whole thing to preserve
the quote at the end, doesn't it?

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