[TUHS] shell PS1/PS2 which survive cut-paste
dave at horsfall.org
Wed Dec 6 16:19:01 AEST 2017
On Tue, 5 Dec 2017, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:
> "#" as the root prompt predates # as the comment in the Bourne shell,
> not to mention predating copy/paste entirely. (My understanding is that
> the do-nothing command, ":" was used for comments. Talk about
And as a label for the dreaded "goto" command; it was a while before I
realised that ":" in and of itself did bugger-all...
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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