prompt malfunctions when invoking sh

Gene C. Ruzicka
Mon Dec 10 21:15:00 GMT 2001

when i use the bourne shell (sh,)  the literal characters 
that are used to form  the prompt (i.e., environmental 
variable $PS1,) which is set in /etc/profile on my
system, .are displayed instead.  for example, on
my windows 2000 professional system, i see
the following gibberish:

\033[32m\]\u@\h \[\033[33m\w\033[0m\]

can something be done to fix this? note: this
happens only on sh; no problems in bash,

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