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Sun May 13 13:25:18 UTC 2012
On Sun, 13 May 2012 14:56:31 +0200, Jos Chrispijn wrote:
> In cshell I use this prompt: set prompt = "%B[%@]%b %m[%/]> "
> The problem I face now is that if I use this prompt with symbolic links,
> the presented location is displaying the symbolic link rather than the
> real directory name.
> Is there a way of preventin this?
Yes, a very ugly way which I just found out:
alias precmd 'set WD=`pwd`; set prompt = "%B[%@]%b %m[$WD]> "'
[3:21pm] r56[/]> cd /sys
[3:21pm] r56[/usr/src/sys]> _
It redefines the whole prompt at any command that could
affect the current working directory (not only "cd" can
do that). This is needed as any call to `pwd` stored into
a variable will only affect $prompt once - this is when
it's set, only at this time $WD would be evaluated. So
that's why this strange command. :-)
Oh, and I just improved it. How about this?
alias precmd 'set prompt = "%B[%@]%b %m[`pwd`]> "'
Much better. :-)
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