I recently tweaked a bit my PS1. The code as follows:
PS1='$(if [[ $? != 0 ]]; then echo " \e[91m\e[0m"; fi) \u $(assemble_prompt)$ '
The missing char is from nerd-fonts and doesn't matter in my question (as well as
The problem I encountered is a broken PS1 when I shrink terminal window size to the size of a prompt (approx.). Then it seem to ignore PS1 setting and sets PS1 to
$ chars only (see screenshot). Note then when I start typing it simply overrides my custom prompt in this occasion.
I narrowed the problem to an if clause that adds "fail" char if previous command was unsuccessful. If I remove that part everything works as expected.
Is there a way to keep
if clause part but fix the issue with PS1 reset when the window size is too small?
P.S. I use
rxvt-unicode as my terminal but the problem persists in all other terminals also (tested