Polytropon freebsd at
Tue Jun 30 12:36:29 UTC 2020

On Tue, 30 Jun 2020 14:44:34 +0530, Manish Jain wrote:
> If you do not want to use poshinit, you can yourself put the following 
> into your .bashrc:
> export PS1='`pwd` # '

It is not required to make an external program call for bash;
like the C shell, it has "internal variables" that can be used.
For the standard UNIX prompt (in ~/.bashrc):

	export PS1="\u@\h:\w\$ "

This mimics the C shell's default prompt (in /etc/cshrc):

	set prompt = "%N@%m:%~%# "
	set promptchars = "%#"

The only difference of course is that the C shell uses #
and % instead of # and $.

For the ugly Linux-like prompt (in ~/.bashrc):

	export PS1="[\u@\h] \w \$ "

I cannot recommend this. ;-)

Magdeburg, Germany
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