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Re: Evaluate expression every time directory changes


From: bash_user
Subject: Re: Evaluate expression every time directory changes
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2007 08:21:27 -0700 (PDT)

That is correct.  
I would like to understand what triggers the shell to re-evaluate
PROMPT_COMMAND every time 
directory / clock change occur. 
 
THANKS FOR REPLY!



Dave Rutherford-2 wrote:
> 
> On 6/28/07, bash_user <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Lets say I would like to update environment variable based on ${PWD}
>> should I clobber my prompt generation routine or there is a better way.
> 
> Something like this?
> 
> PROMPT_COMMAND='eval NEWPWD="\$PWD"'
> 
> Dave
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