Re: base-files 1.6 (source all) uploaded to master
On Sat, Feb 07, 1998 at 06:16:37PM +0100, Christian Schwarz wrote:
> On Sat, 7 Feb 1998, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> > Format: 1.5
> > Date: Sat, 7 Feb 1998 13:30:46 +0100
> > Source: base-files
> > Binary: base-files
> > Architecture: source all
> > Version: 1.6
> > .
> > * Default prompt for root is now PS1='\u@\h:\w\$ ', which may not
> > please everybody and/or generate a flame war, but at least is better
> > than nothing (previosuly it was PS1='\h\$ ').
> Isn't it common behaviour to use a hash character (#) for the root prompt
> to distinguish it from the other user's prompts (which use a dollar sign)?
> At least, that's why I use on my systems here...
Bash converts '\$' into a hash if the user's UID is 0.
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