Dynamic $PS1 content on AIX 4.2 ?

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Old 08-04-2009
Dynamic $PS1 content on AIX 4.2 ?

I am trying to set a dynamic PS1 that will change its content no matter what the user does. But I am finding that the shell variables I put in it do not get refreshed.

One simple example of what I mean :

if the user changes directory, the PWD variable is not updated. It still has the values set at the initial PS1 setting.

How can I have any variables in PS1 be dynamically updated on each value changes and be transparent to what the user is doing ?

This is on AIX 4.2 servers with Korn.
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Old 08-04-2009
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Old 08-04-2009
Originally Posted by balaji_prk
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