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Old 07-24-2009
Question Current working directory in prompt

Can someone tell me how do i set my current working directory in my prompt?

Note: I dont want to use env variable PWD and using `pwd` gives me only my home directoy. suggest a different way ?

I use /bin/sh

thanks!!
# 2  
Old 07-24-2009
Code:
export PS1='$PWD->'


see also -- related thread

Last edited by clx; 07-24-2009 at 09:39 AM.. Reason: related thread link
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Old 07-24-2009
With bash :
Code:
$ pwd
/home/FORUM/Unix
$ export PS1='\w> '
~/FORUM/Unix> cd /etc
/etc> cd -
/home/FORUM/Unix
~/FORUM/Unix> export PS1='\W> '
Unix> cd ..
FORUM> cd /etc
etc> cd
~>

Jean-Pierre.
# 4  
Old 07-24-2009
\w and $PWD doesnt work for me,

I have raised posted this already, but still looking for a solution to it. rather contacting tha server ADMINS

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