[lfs-support] PS1 for user lfs

Philippe Delavalade philippe.delavalade at orange.fr
Fri Apr 20 14:05:30 PDT 2012


Le vendredi 20 avril à 22:54, Bruce Dubbs a écrit :
> Philippe Delavalade wrote:
> > Hi.
> > 
> > I'm building svn-9812 ; my host is debian/wheezy ; I encounter for the
> > first time a little problem in 4.4.
> > 
> > When becoming user lfs and after having passed the command
> > 
> > source .bash_profile
> > 
> > I don't obtain the right prompt ; all variables are correct except PS1
> > which is
> > 
> > PS1=${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\u@\h:\w\$
> > 
> > Maybe it's not important (and I think so) but nevertheless, I fear that
> > this uncorrect value can hide other problems...
> 
> Lets see what you have for ~/.bashrc and ~/.bash_profile
> 
> ~/.bash_profile should be one line:
> 
> exec env -i HOME=$HOME TERM=$TERM PS1='\u:\w\$ ' /bin/bash
> 
> The -i starts with an empty envronment and then sets PS1 when running a new 
> instance of bash.

.bashrc and .bash_profile are exactly those of the book :-(

My only deviation from the book is to have given a specific gid and uid to
lfs when executing groupadd and useradd, but I think it's not the reason
why PS1 goes wrong. 

-- 
Ph. Delavalade



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