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Re: Dealing with strange shell prompts

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Dealing with strange shell prompts
Date: Sat, 07 Sep 2002 16:18:42 +0200
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Daniel Pittman <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, 06 Sep 2002, Kai Gro wrote:
>> OK.  So what about rc or rx or what is this Plan9 thing called?
> Fails, sorry. The assignment makes rc die with a syntax error.

Does "exec /bin/sh" without the fancy assignment work in rc?

> You seem to be able to use "exec env 'PS1=$ ' /bin/sh" fairly portably,
> though, with my limited range of testing.

That's good.  Now the question is, do IRIX and AIX have an "env"
program?  These two versions of Unix seemed to have caused the most
trouble previously.

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