Heikki Hokkanen <h...@users.sf.net> writes:

> On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 4:42 PM, Johannes Sixt <j...@kdbg.org> wrote:
>> Gah! This adds a fork+exec each time the prompt is shown. Not good,
>> particularly on Windows.
>> Since your intent is to disable the prompt in the home directory,
>> wouldn't that mean that most of the time you *don't* want the prompt?
>> Wouldn't you be better served with a method that *turns on* the prompt?
>> For example, a shell function that sets PS1 and another one that unsets
>> it? Or a wrapper that inspects a shell variable and calls __git_ps1 only
>> when you want a prompt.
> Actually, I do want the prompt for all other git repositories. The
> problem with $HOME is that it's the default directory after logging in
> or opening a terminal, so if you have git prompt sourced and your
> $HOME under git, you get an unbearable delay every time you open a
> terminal, or type a command, anywhere, except for a separate git
> repository.

Umm... is __git_ps1 by itself so slow that you find it unbearable, or is
it the worktree status discovery?  Because the latter can already be
controlled per repository via bash.showUntrackedFiles and

Thomas Rast
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