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Re: enhancement: PROMPT_COMMAND_AFTER


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: enhancement: PROMPT_COMMAND_AFTER
Date: Sun, 03 Mar 2002 16:27:02 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/20.7 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)

me <address@hidden> wrote:
>   Is there currently another way to accomplish this ? (run a cmd before
> the new cmdline is launched)

This is a common request.  It can almost be done with a script:
#!/bin/bash -i
while :; do
  eval "$PROMPT_COMMAND"
  read -ep "$PS1" line || break
  eval "$PROMPT_COMMAND_AFTER"
  eval "$line"
done

But then you don't get multi-line commands, $ substitution in PS1,
etc.


paul



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