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Re: Dealing with strange shell prompts

From: Daniel Pittman
Subject: Re: Dealing with strange shell prompts
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 10:20:32 +1000
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On Mon, 09 Sep 2002, Kai Gro wrote:
> Pete Forman <address@hidden> writes:
>> I've tested env on IRIX 6.5 and AIX 4.3.  Every standard UNIX
>> platform should have env.
> Good.  I have now changed Tramp to do "exec env PS1='$ ' /bin/sh"
> instead of just "exec /bin/sh".  We'll see if it helps.

Not for rc, if you care. ;)

If you use "exec env 'PS1=$ ' /bin/sh" you should get it working there
as well.

This should also be portable to anywhere in the world.

A good poet is someone who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in
thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times; a dozen or two
dozen times and he is great.
        -- Randall Jarrell

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