Michael J Gruber <g...@drmicha.warpmail.net> writes:

> - Bash interpretes '\' only when PS1 is assigned, not when an expansion
> in PS1 produces it.

What you probably mean is that bash does not rescan expansions for
backslash escapes, thus only literal occurences in PS1 are processed
(which is consistent with ordinary expansion).


Andreas Schwab, sch...@linux-m68k.org
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