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Re: Handling of \W in the PS1 prompt is buggy in certain cases.


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Handling of \W in the PS1 prompt is buggy in certain cases.
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 18:42:08 -0500
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On 11/13/12 5:26 PM, address@hidden wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.1
> Patch Level: 5
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> 
> If a directory is a subdirectory of / and has four or five characters in
> its name, the PS1 prompt is wrong for it.  Examples below.

This was fixed in bash-4.1 patch 10.

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