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Re: precmnd in bash?

On Fri, 4 Aug 2000, Brian Stults wrote:

> Brian Stults wrote:
> > 
> > Is there a function in bash that is similar to tcsh's precmnd?
> > Something that will allow you to run a command before each prompt is
> > printed?  Thanks.
> > 
> I'll answer my own question in case it's of interest to anyone (and from
> now on I'll always search for 5 additional minutes before posting to the
> group).  There is a variable called PROMPT_COMMAND that will do it. 
> Also, it's "precmd" in tcsh, not "precmnd".  I hope I can handle my own
> constructive criticism.  If not, I'll send myself a private rebuttle,
> and save the rest of the group from such unpleasantries.
> -- 

It is not an unpleasentry at all - please feel free to post yourself.
I for one would be very interested in reading your inner dialogues.
Also, I can't see how a soliloquy now and then violates the policy of this

> Brian J. Stults
> Doctoral Candidate
> Department of Sociology
> University at Albany - SUNY
> Phone: (518) 442-4652  Fax: (518) 442-4936
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