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Re: \! and \# in PS1 vs PS2 vs PS4, PS0 and address@hidden


From: Grisha Levit
Subject: Re: \! and \# in PS1 vs PS2 vs PS4, PS0 and address@hidden
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:43:05 -0400

On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 3:21 PM, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
> How would you suggest capturing this in the documentation in a way that
> would be clearer?  The text from your previous message or something else?

I'm finding it hard to come up with a concise and accurate description
of the behavior since there's kind of a lot going on..

I took a stab at instead changing the behavior to make \! and \#
consistent for all of a command's prompt strings (patch attached);
perhaps this is a reasonable approach?

Attachment: consistent-hist-and-cmnd-nums-in-prompts.patch
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