Subject: Re: Root .profile
To: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
From: Curt Sampson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/11/1999 17:23:47
On Sun, 11 Apr 1999, Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> 2) There is absolutely no reason to do something that complicated.
> Just save the host name in a variable and concatenate the default
> PS1 (in the same way as my code does) in `.shrc'.
> Why make the problem harder than it actually is??
Because at one time this code had more than just this; it also
included the username in the prompt if the username was not `cjs,'
among other things. Since we don't need this, obviously we can
simplify the code as per your message.
And again, Charles, NOTE THAT FOLLOWUPS ARE REDIRECTED AWAY FROM
PORT-VAX. Or do you have some reason to think that this is some
sort of VAX-specific issue?
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