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Re: rm -r * and the default prompt

On Thu, 22 May 1997, Chris Fearnley wrote:

> How about:
> PS1='\[\033[40;31m\]pwd: \[\033[40;33m\]\w \[\033[40;37m\]\n\u@\H\$ '
> I'll repeat my conclusion:  leave it as PS1="\\$ "

 That's your `conclusion'? After _what_ thinking?

> and provide a
> customization app for sysadmins to edit /etc/profile and another for
> users to edit ~/.bash_profile (and other dotfiles too, of course) and
> keep the installation's paws away from customizations that EVERYBODY
> has a different opinion about.

 That's a very weak argument. In building an operating system we should
make some decisions. Your problem is that you think that we aren't capable
to decide a prompt? I say: Let's use any simple/reasonable/useful prompt,
I like mine, but I don't care... =)

Nicolás Lichtmaier.-

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