-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Chad Perrin wrote: | This might be slightly off-topic, I suppose -- but since (t)csh is the | default shell for FreeBSD, I figured this might be a good place to ask. | | I'm aware of the %T option for showing 24-hour time in my tcsh prompt, | but it doesn't do exactly what I would like. Inserting a call to the | date command so I can have the exact formatting I want appears to fail by | only calculating the time once, and showing the same time every time the | prompt appears -- which means that, several hours later, I'm still | looking at the time from when the shell instance was started. | | The prompt setting using the date command that I used is as follows: | | set prompt = "[`date +'%H%M'`] %~%# " | ... | There must be some way to do this. Right? |
Hi Chad, Right! Try this: set prompt=' % ' alias precmd 'printf "[%s]" "`date +'%H%M'`"' Best regards, Greg - -- Greg Larkin http://www.sourcehosting.net/ http://www.FreeBSD.org/ - The Power To Serve -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (MingW32) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFIj2ji0sRouByUApARAopEAJ4vVmUZEZ7N+EKPn8fcMAcQGCXlJwCcCrqo pk+1mKZ8Hn63DhZ3qlCWucQ= =hqQT -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"