setup.exe remove scripts [Was: Re: experimental texmf packages]

Christopher Faylor
Sat Nov 3 15:49:00 GMT 2001

On Thu, Dec 13, 2001 at 09:00:31PM +0100, Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
>"Robert Collins" <> writes:
>> I suspect that that is actually by design.Look at revision 1.2 of
>> and it has the same ,'s causing separate lines.
>So maybe it was very late when the code was designed :-)  Removing
>/etc/profile and running (the non-fixed) setup.exe, yields this
>snippet (as you can predict from looking at the code):
>export PS1='\[\033]0;\w\007
>\033[32m\]\u@\h \[\033[33m\w\033[0m\]
>$ '
>> I don't really have an opinion on whats right here,
>Ok.  I like having just a one-line prompt.

I believe that the prompt reflects DJ Delorie's prompt preference, which
was, apparently, two lines.

*I'd* prefer no prompt setting at all, actually.  I think that prompt
setting should be up to the user or the local sysadmin.  AFAICT, even
Red Hat doesn't try to make a prompt decision for you.


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