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From: Rudi C <rudiwillalwaysloveyou@gmail.com>
To: zsh-users@zsh.org
Subject: Is it possible to disable abbreviation of named directories?
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 22:53:13 +0430	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAE9z9A28MSW-THrOvi+rnYBw7h84UObBXC7-dfXygvpjumzUdg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)

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Per  14.7.2 Static named directories at

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.

PS: I do want ~ (HOME) to be abbreviated.

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             reply	other threads:[~2021-04-15 18:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-15 18:23 Rudi C [this message]
2021-04-15 20:37 ` Daniel Shahaf

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