[OS X TeX] path before prompt

M A markoilcan at gmail.com
Sun Feb 17 22:48:12 CET 2008

On Feb 17, 2008 10:15 AM, Doris Wagner <doris.wagner at mac.com> wrote:
> hi list,
> on my old mac, in the terminal before the prompt there was always the
> whole path (starting with home). on 10.5 there is only the name of the
> actual directory. how can I change this behaviour?

Set the PS1 environment variable, if you are using bash. For instance put
the following line in .bash_profile

export PS1=[\w] Now what??

Customize to suit your taste. For more info try googling 'PS1 bash'.

Mark A

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