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Re: Setting shell prompt of remote /bin/sh

From: lawrence mitchell
Subject: Re: Setting shell prompt of remote /bin/sh
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 14:38:06 +0100
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Kai Grossjohann wrote:

> After asking in I got the following nifty suggestion:
> after Tramp has sent "exec /bin/sh" to the remote host, we send
> "PS1='$ '" after a short pause.  Then we wait a couple of seconds for
> an answer.  If nothing appears, then we send "PS1='$ '" again, and
> then we wait again, and so on.

> Do you think that might work?

The only way I can really see it failing is if "exec /bin/sh" fails
in some way, however, since tramp is a nop in that situation
anyway, I don't really see it being a great problem.

lawrence mitchell <address@hidden>

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