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Re: PS1 \W behaviour: how to get the "old" way back?


From: Tim Waugh
Subject: Re: PS1 \W behaviour: how to get the "old" way back?
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 14:38:25 +0000
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On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 02:15:12PM -0500, Chet Ramey wrote:

> Unless I'm reading this wrong, ${PWD##*/} does the job (though it fails
> if PWD == '/').  You can always use $(basename $PWD).

Oh -- silly of me.  I'd forgotten that PS1 gets expanded.  ${PWD##/*/}
does what I want, except for the corner-case of '//'.

Thanks,
Tim.
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