[OS X TeX] path before prompt
costabel at wanadoo.fr
Sun Feb 17 18:36:48 EST 2008
Doris Wagner wrote:
> hi list,
> on my old mac, in the terminal before the prompt there was always the
> whole path (starting with home). on 10.5 there is only the name of the
> actual directory. how can I change this behaviour?
The file /etc/bashrc has indeed changed between 10.4 and 10.5. On 10.4
it contained the line
if [ -n "$PS1" ]; then PS1='\h:\w \u\$ '; fi
On 10.5 this has changed to
if [ -z "$PS1" ]; then
PS1='\h:\W \u\$ '
Note the 'W' instead of 'w'. If you change this to lowercase 'w', you
get the old behavior back.
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