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Id: 63361
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Queue: Env-PS1

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Requestors: dpchrist [...]

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Severity: Normal
Broken in: 0.06
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-------- Original Message -------- Subject: Env::PS1::sprintf('\w') does not track Perl chdir() Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 16:52:20 -0800 From: David Christensen <> To: Ryan: says: ... BUGS Please mail the author if you encounter any bugs. AUTHOR Jaap Karssenberg || Pardus [Larus] <> This module is currently maintained by Ryan Niebur <> ... Env::PS1::sprintf('\w') does not seem to work when my Perl scripts change the working directory via chdir(). Please see console session below. Is this a bug or a feature? David 2010-11-16 16:46:53 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $ cat /etc/debian_version 5.0.6 2010-11-16 16:46:57 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $ 2010-11-16 16:46:58 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $ perl -V Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 10 subversion 0) configuration: Platform: osname=linux, osvers=2.6.26-2-amd64, archname=i486-linux-gnu-thread-multi uname='linux puccini 2.6.26-2-amd64 #1 smp fri aug 14 07:12:04 utc 2009 i686 gnulinux ' config_args='-Dusethreads -Duselargefiles -Dccflags=-DDEBIAN -Dcccdlflags=-fPIC -Darchname=i486-linux-gnu -Dprefix=/usr -Dprivlib=/usr/share/perl/5.10 -Darchlib=/usr/lib/perl/5.10 -Dvendorprefix=/usr -Dvendorlib=/usr/share/perl5 -Dvendorarch=/usr/lib/perl5 -Dsiteprefix=/usr/local -Dsitelib=/usr/local/share/perl/5.10.0 -Dsitearch=/usr/local/lib/perl/5.10.0 -Dman1dir=/usr/share/man/man1 -Dman3dir=/usr/share/man/man3 -Dsiteman1dir=/usr/local/man/man1 -Dsiteman3dir=/usr/local/man/man3 -Dman1ext=1 -Dman3ext=3perl -Dpager=/usr/bin/sensible-pager -Uafs -Ud_csh -Ud_ualarm -Uusesfio -Uusenm -DDEBUGGING=-g -Doptimize=-O2 -Duseshrplib -Dd_dosuid -des' hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define useithreads=define, usemultiplicity=define useperlio=define, d_sfio=undef, uselargefiles=define, usesocks=undef use64bitint=undef, use64bitall=undef, uselongdouble=undef usemymalloc=n, bincompat5005=undef Compiler: cc='cc', ccflags ='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DDEBIAN -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64', optimize='-O2 -g', cppflags='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DDEBIAN -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -I/usr/local/include' ccversion='', gccversion='4.3.2', gccosandvers='' intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8, byteorder=1234 d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=12 ivtype='long', ivsize=4, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=8 alignbytes=4, prototype=define Linker and Libraries: ld='cc', ldflags =' -L/usr/local/lib' libpth=/usr/local/lib /lib /usr/lib /usr/lib64 libs=-lgdbm -lgdbm_compat -ldb -ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt perllibs=-ldl -lm -lpthread -lc -lcrypt libc=/lib/, so=so, useshrplib=true, gnulibc_version='2.7' Dynamic Linking: dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags='-Wl,-E' cccdlflags='-fPIC', lddlflags='-shared -O2 -g -L/usr/local/lib' Characteristics of this binary (from libperl): Compile-time options: MULTIPLICITY PERL_DONT_CREATE_GVSV PERL_IMPLICIT_CONTEXT PERL_MALLOC_WRAP USE_ITHREADS USE_LARGE_FILES USE_PERLIO USE_REENTRANT_API Built under linux Compiled at Aug 28 2009 22:15:29 @INC: /etc/perl /usr/local/lib/perl/5.10.0 /usr/local/share/perl/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 /usr/lib/perl/5.10 /usr/share/perl/5.10 /usr/local/lib/site_perl . 2010-11-16 16:47:02 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $ 2010-11-16 16:47:05 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $ perl -MEnv::PS1 -e 'print $Env::PS1::VERSION, "\n"' 0.06 2010-11-16 16:47:10 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $ 2010-11-16 16:47:11 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $ cat #! /usr/bin/perl use 5.010; use strict; use warnings; use Cwd; use Env::PS1; print "system('pwd') says: "; system "pwd"; print "Cwd::cwd() says: ", getcwd(), "\n"; print "Env::PS1::sprintf('\\w') says: ", Env::PS1::sprintf('\\w'), "\n"; system "mkdir -p foo"; chdir 'foo'; print "system('pwd') says: "; system "pwd"; print "Cwd::cwd() says: ", getcwd(), "\n"; print "Env::PS1::sprintf('\\w') says: ", Env::PS1::sprintf('\\w'), "\n"; 2010-11-16 16:47:16 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $ 2010-11-16 16:47:17 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $ perl -c syntax OK 2010-11-16 16:47:23 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $ 2010-11-16 16:47:24 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $ perl system('pwd') says: /home/dpchrist/Env-PS1 Cwd::cwd() says: /home/dpchrist/Env-PS1 Env::PS1::sprintf('\w') says: /home/dpchrist/Env-PS1 system('pwd') says: /home/dpchrist/Env-PS1/foo Cwd::cwd() says: /home/dpchrist/Env-PS1/foo Env::PS1::sprintf('\w') says: /home/dpchrist/Env-PS1 2010-11-16 16:47:28 dpchrist@p43400e ~/Env-PS1 $

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