On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 11:25:29PM -0300, Eduardo R. D'Avila wrote:
> Mention that the command below is needed for prompt
> in ZSH with PS1:
> setopt PROMPT_SUBST
> Make it clear that colored prompt is only available
> in PROMPT_COMMAND mode.
> Signed-off-by: Eduardo R. D'Avila <erdav...@gmail.com>
> 5 4 contrib/completion/git-prompt.sh
> contrib/completion/git-prompt.sh | 9 +++++----
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/contrib/completion/git-prompt.sh
> index 70515cc..3ab2a69 100644
> --- a/contrib/completion/git-prompt.sh
> +++ b/contrib/completion/git-prompt.sh
> @@ -13,10 +13,10 @@
> # 3a) Change your PS1 to call __git_ps1 as
> # command-substitution:
> # Bash: PS1='[\u@\h \W$(__git_ps1 " (%s)")]\$ '
> -# ZSH: PS1='[%n@%m %c$(__git_ps1 " (%s)")]\$ '
> +# ZSH: setopt PROMPT_SUBST ; PS1='[%n@%m %c$(__git_ps1 " (%s)")]\$ '
> # the optional argument will be used as format string.
> -# 3b) Alternatively, if you are using bash, __git_ps1 can be
> -# used for PROMPT_COMMAND with two parameters, <pre> and
> +# 3b) Alternatively, if you are using Bash or ZSH, __git_ps1 can
> +# be used for PROMPT_COMMAND with two parameters, <pre> and
The git-prompt script only supports bash and zsh, so that "if you are
using Bash or ZSH" part doesn't say much, does it? Furthermore, zsh
doesn't have PROMPT_COMMAND but a similar facility. So how about
something like this instead?
# 3b) Alternatively, __git_ps1 can be used for PROMPT_COMMAND in
# Bash or for precmd in ZSH with two parameters, <pre> and
> # <post>, which are strings you would put in $PS1 before
> # and after the status string generated by the git-prompt
> # machinery. e.g.
> @@ -78,7 +78,8 @@
> # If you would like a colored hint about the current dirty state, set
> # GIT_PS1_SHOWCOLORHINTS to a nonempty value. The colors are based on
> -# the colored output of "git status -sb".
> +# the colored output of "git status -sb" and are available only when
> +# using __git_ps1 for PROMPT_COMMAND.
# using __git_ps1 for PROMPT_COMMAND or precmd.
> # __gitdir accepts 0 or 1 arguments (i.e., location)
> # returns location of .git repo
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