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Re: Interactive $PWD in prompt using /bin/sh ?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Interactive $PWD in prompt using /bin/sh ?
- From: Nick Holland <nick_(_at_)_holland-consulting_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 11:59:50 -0400
Matthew Law wrote:
> I'm using the bourne shell as default for my user account on OpenBSD 3.5
> and I'd like the prompt to track the current $PWD. Is there an easy way
> of doing this other than making an alias for 'cd' to a script that
> changes the directory and then resets the prompt after a directory
> change? I'm coming from a Linux background (no flames please!) and I
> would like the equivalent to my bash prompt which uses '\u' to get the
> current working dir. I know I can install bash but I'd rather stick
> with the shells that come with a default OpenBSD install otherwise I
> won't learn anything, will I?
Well, you got the right attitude. :)
> Thanks in advance and my apologies if this has already been answered
It even happens to be The Example. btw: ksh.kshrc is way cool.
And test 3.6 snapsho...er...oh, ok, that's COMPLETELY off topic here. :)