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Re: Is it worthwhile to use oh-my-zsh?

I used to use oh-my-zsh. I switched to Antigen which is a lot less slow,
but has compatibility with the OMZ stuff.


On 9/6/19 7:43 PM, Danh Doan wrote:
> On September 6, 2019 7:33:31 PM UTC, Peng Yu <pengyu.ut@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I just tried it. I commented out this in my ~/.zshrc.
>> #plugins=(git)
>> In a .git repo, it shows the git branch and the basename of the parent
>> directory. But this is not the formation that I need. I almost always
>> in the master branch, in which case I don't care showing the branch
>> name. I have many directory with the same basename, just showing the
>> basename of my currently is not informative.
>> How to get rid off these features?
>> On 9/6/19, Tom Boyd <tvboyd23@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Yes very much so. Omz is tremendously powerful and is loaded with
>> features
>>> that completely change the game in terms of productivity. Once you
>> start
>>> using it it's actually really hard to go back once you've got the
>> common
>>> usage in muscle memory. I've never had any issues with sluggishness
>> either,
>>> with the config I currently have I find it just as fast as vanilla
>> zsh.
>>> On Fri, Sep 6, 2019, 2:38 PM Peng Yu <pengyu.ut@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I just have a vanilla ~/.zshrc. I'd like something essential things
>>>> like PS1 set to my pwd and hostname, etc. I saw people use things
>> like
>>>> oh-my-zsh to make some fancy things like showing git branches, etc.,
>>>> if in a git repo. But if I remember it correctly, it could cause a
>>>> little sluggish that can be sensed.
>>>> So if I just want something essential, and not to want to feel any
>>>> sluggishness, I'd better just configure ~/.zshrc on my own without
>>>> using things like oh-my-zsh configured by others.
>>>> --
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Peng
> I don't like oh-my-zsh.
> IMHO, it's too slow.
> If you simply want to show current directory, zsh come with some pre-installed prompt
> Use:
> prompt -h
> to show the available options and prompts.

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