Re: '>' symbol at Terminal
Your USUAL primary prompt is a variable named '$PS1'
Originally Posted by avnd
Your secondary prompt is named '$PS2' and it's default setting is the '>' character.
As stated above it really just means the command interpreter is waiting for a required closing statement to a command.
An example would be...
The 'fi' is the closing statement.
if [ $a = b ]; then
echo 'a equals b'
Last edited by AlphaLexman; August 14th, 2011 at 10:01 PM.
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