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From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>
To: Rudi C <rudiwillalwaysloveyou@gmail.com>
Cc: zsh-users@zsh.org
Subject: Re: Is it possible to disable abbreviation of named directories?
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:37:05 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210415203705.GC6669@tarpaulin.shahaf.local2> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAE9z9A28MSW-THrOvi+rnYBw7h84UObBXC7-dfXygvpjumzUdg@mail.gmail.com>

Rudi C wrote on Thu, Apr 15, 2021 at 22:53:13 +0430:
> Per  14.7.2 Static named directories at
> http://zsh.sourceforge.net/Doc/Release/Expansion.html:
> 
> When the shell prints a path (e.g. when expanding %~ in prompts or when
> printing the directory stack), the path is checked to see if it has a named
> directory as its prefix. If so, then the prefix portion is replaced with a ‘
> ~’ followed by the name of the directory. The shorter of the two ways of
> referring to the directory is used, i.e. either the directory name or the
> full path.
> 
> 
> Is there a way to disable this? I like to see full paths when the shell
> prints things. I want the named dirs because they are easier to type, not
> because they are easier to read.

How are you hashing the directories (with «hash -d» or with
zsh_directory_name)?  How are you printing them?  E.g., for %~ in
prompts there's %/ to use instead.


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2021-04-15 18:23 Rudi C
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