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Re: Z-Shell PROMPT

> } Subject: Z-Shell PROMPT
> }
> } I recently upgraded my Linux OS, and so also got from Z-Shell version
> } 2.4 beta to version 3.0.
> } Now, the changing of the prompt does not work anymore.
> } It's always set to prompt='%n@%m:/ihpuser/u7/grimm > ',
> } even if I change it with export PROMPT.
> In zsh the parameters prompt, PROMPT, and PS1 are all synonyms -- if any
> of them is changed, the others are as well.  Depending on how you start
> zsh, a value for PS1 may be getting exported into the environment after
> your setting of PROMPT.  For example, the startup files for the bash
> shell often export a PS1 setting.
> Which Linux distribution are you using?  Did you install zsh from an RPM?

I am using SUSE LINUX 6.0, installed from RPM. I give the export PROMPT
command expicitly in my .zshrc, nothing is coming afterwards anymore,
so it should be the last setting of the PROMPT. Even if I give PROMPT
interactively, it does not change.

- Oliver.

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