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Re: $HOME does not get abbreviated in prompt \w output when there is a t


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: $HOME does not get abbreviated in prompt \w output when there is a trailing slash
Date: Fri, 16 May 2014 09:13:34 -0400
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On 5/16/14, 5:22 AM, Libor Pechacek wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.2
> Patch Level: 46
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       Bash prompt always shows full path in prompt instead of tilde
>       abbreviation when $HOME ends with slash.

This came up in March, 2012:

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2012-03/msg00055.html

My opinion that this is not a bug in bash hasn't changed.  There are a
number of easy ways to remove this trailing slash.

Chet
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