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Re: Setting PS1 in ~/.bashrc
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Ney André de Mello Zunino <zunino at unu dot edu>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 12:18:59 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Setting PS1 in ~/.bashrc
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Sat, 17 Aug 2002, [ISO-8859-1] Ney André de Mello Zunino wrote:
> Sorry for the naive question, but I am not being able to override the
> default PS1 value set in /etc/profile. I tried searching the Web to find
> information on this and I read in several places that one should make
> changes in their own ~/.bashrc file. However, after I created this file
> and put my "export PS1" command in it, Cygwin still launches and makes
> use of the definition found in /etc/profile. I have discovered, however,
> that if I start a new instance of bash, my definition is taken into
> I am sure I am the one missing something. I would be glad to know what
> it is.
> Thank you,
This has been mentioned more than once in the archives. The latest is
here: http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2002-08/msg00983.html (Possibility
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