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Re: Bug#201685: zsh: bug in prompt expansion

Clint Adams wrote:
> I don't remember if this was discussed before.
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 11:33:11AM +0200, Martin Godisch wrote:
> > 
> > After PROMPT='%~%1(C./.) ' the full prompt should be `/ ' in the root
> > directory, because the absolute path `/' does not have at least one element

It does have at least one element; the problem is that /usr is still
regarded as a single element.

It could be fixed by both redocumenting the count as distance from the
root directory in terms of path elements (rather than absolutely, which
is a bigger change), and changing the value for /.  I don't know which
of the two more people would find more useful.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
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