How do I display RVM's current Ruby and gemset in the Terminal prompt?
I'm using rvm-prompt. It seems the interpreter, the version, the patchlevel, and the gemset should all displayed by default.
If I call the prompt, it accurately returns the current ruby and gemset:
$ rvm-prompt ruby-1.8.7-p302@rails125
But my gemset isn't reflected in my prompt:
ruby-1.8.7-p302 MacBook:~ subpixel$
I tried calling the gemset explicitly in .bash_profile with:
PS1="\$(~/.rvm/bin/rvm-prompt i v p g) $PS1"
but it doesn't change the prompt.
If you look at the documentation for rvm-prompt, at the bottom of the page you'll find the following:
Recently there has been a pair programming session that turned out a useful bit of prompt setting code. It now resides in contrib/ so you can require it in your profiles as follows after sourcing RVM itself.
Immediately after that you can customize your prompt by adding the following line
There is an article and screen cast associated with this in the community resources section.
I copied the ps1_functions file, changed it to suit my needs and source that in my .bash_profile. Then I just have a line that calls
Now my prompt changes when I change gemsets