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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

I sent a patch for this but can't see any sign of it having got

This should do what was asked for.  It's more logical but I don't know
if anyone out there is expecting the code simply to count slashes.

Index: Doc/Zsh/prompt.yo
RCS file: /cvsroot/zsh/zsh/Doc/Zsh/prompt.yo,v
retrieving revision 1.6
diff -u -r1.6 prompt.yo
--- Doc/Zsh/prompt.yo	2 Nov 2001 12:35:32 -0000	1.6
+++ Doc/Zsh/prompt.yo	26 Jul 2004 17:12:13 -0000
@@ -217,11 +217,13 @@
 sitem(tt(?))(True if the exit status of the last command was var(n).)
 sitem(tt(_))(True if at least var(n) shell constructs were started.)
-sitem(tt(/))(True if the current absolute path has at least var(n) elements.)
+sitem(tt(/))(True if the current absolute path has at least var(n) elements
+relative to the root directory, hence tt(/) is counted as 0 elements.)
 sitem(tt(~))(True if the current path, with prefix replacement, has at
-least var(n) elements.)
+least var(n) elements relative to the root directory, hence tt(/) is
+counted as 0 elements.)
 sitem(tt(D))(True if the month is equal to var(n) (January = 0).)
 sitem(tt(d))(True if the day of the month is equal to var(n).)
 sitem(tt(g))(True if the effective gid of the current process is var(n).)
Index: Src/prompt.c
RCS file: /cvsroot/zsh/zsh/Src/prompt.c,v
retrieving revision 1.19
diff -u -r1.19 prompt.c
--- Src/prompt.c	22 Jun 2004 13:10:02 -0000	1.19
+++ Src/prompt.c	26 Jul 2004 17:12:14 -0000
@@ -244,9 +244,12 @@
 		    if ((nd = finddir(ss))) {
 			ss += strlen(nd->dir);
-		    }
+		    } /*FALLTHROUGH*/
 		case '/':
 		case 'C':
+		    /* `/' gives 0, `/any' gives 1, etc. */
+		    if (*ss++ == '/' && *ss)
+			arg--;
 		    for (; *ss; ss++)
 			if (*ss == '/')

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
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