Bug 52776 - prompt doesn't include leading / when one directory off root
prompt doesn't include leading / when one directory off root
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: bash (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-08-28 19:34 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-28 19:34:09 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2001-08-28 19:34:05 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows NT 5.0)

Description of problem:
In past versions, when I was in /etc, my prompt looked like this
[robert@linuxbox /etc]$
on roswell, I get this
[robert@linuxbox etc]$

Same PS1 variable set at default,   [\u@\h \W]\$

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
cd /etc


Actual Results:  prompt looks like
[robert@linuxbox etc]$

Expected Results:  prompt looks like
[robert@linuxbox /etc]$

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-08-29 06:34:05 EDT
This change was intentional, to be more consistant with the fact that we don't 
show [user@host 

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