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Bug 1317237 - root output in terminal is too long
root output in terminal is too long
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bash (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
unspecified Severity low
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Assigned To: David Kaspar [Dee'Kej]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-03-13 05:16 EDT by aurelien
Modified: 2016-03-14 05:17 EDT (History)
7 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-03-14 05:17:15 EDT
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Description aurelien 2016-03-13 05:16:39 EDT
Description of problem:
the user output is: aurelien@bigfoot:~$
the root output is: aurelien@bigfoot:/home/aurelien[root@bigfoot aurelien]#

That is on xterm and gnome terminal using bash

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How reproducible: su on fedora 23 workstation

Steps to Reproduce:
1. su

Actual results:
aurelien@bigfoot:/home/aurelien[root@bigfoot aurelien]# 

Expected results:
[root@bigfoot aurelien]#
or just

Additional info:
just that it get lots of space in the output
Comment 1 Mattias Ellert 2016-03-14 04:31:46 EDT

I think you have reported this issue to the wrong package. The root package is not responsible for setting the shell prompt when logging in as the root user.

The root package is the numerical analysis framework developed at CERN:

I reassign this to bash since this is my best guess. If this is not correct, please hand it over to whoever you think is responsible.
Comment 2 Kamil Dudka 2016-03-14 05:10:26 EDT
This does not look like the default configuration of bash.  Please provide the output of the following command:

Comment 3 aurelien 2016-03-14 05:17:15 EDT
Got it!
Thanks ... it comes from a mix of I made in the .bashrc years after years!
sorry for the disturb

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