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Re: ~/.emacs_bash setting PS1


From: Sven Joachim
Subject: Re: ~/.emacs_bash setting PS1
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2008 10:09:06 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1.90 (gnu/linux)

On 2008-02-05 02:41 +0100, Samuel Karl Peterson wrote:

> I set my PS1 prompt so that it highlights the hostname portion of my
> PS1 string.  I use different colors on different hosts so I have a
> better visual cue as to which host I'm actually logged into (had some
> mishaps in the past with running the wrong command on the wrong
> machine).  It looks like this:
>
> export PS1="address@hidden;35m\]\h\[\033[0m\] \W]$ "
>
> Unfortunately, in Emacs shell-mode, this doesn't show up correctly.

Do you know you can change that? Quoting (Info "(emacs)Shell Options"):

,----
|    If you want Shell mode to handle color output from shell commands,
| you can enable ANSI Color mode.  Here is how to do this:
| 
|      (add-hook 'shell-mode-hook 'ansi-color-for-comint-mode-on)
`----

Sven


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