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Re: bash 3.1 gotcha



Once upon a time, Callum Lerwick <seg haxxed com> said:
> For many years, I have had a fancy bash prompt, that contains this:
> ${PWD/#$HOME/~} This replaces your home dir with a tilde. However, with
> bash 3.1, it stopped working:

Why not just use the bash PS1 "\w" escape which does the same thing?
Much easier and won't break (unless there's a bug).  See the PROMPTING
secion of the bash man page.
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Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
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