vcprompt is a Python program that prints a short string, to be included in your prompt, with information about the current working directory for various version control systems. Includes Subversion, Git and Mercurial. Installation

  1. sudo su
  2. curl -sL > /usr/local/bin/vcprompt
  3. Add prompt to ~/.zshrc: PROMPT='%{$fg_bold[green]%}%p%{$fg[cyan]%}%c %{$fg_bold[blue]%}$(vcprompt)%{ $reset_color%}$ '

Zsh: PROMPT='%{$fg_bold[green]%}%p%{$fg[cyan]%}%c %{$fg_bold[blue]%}$(vcprompt)%{$reset_color%}$ '

Sample Output

~ $ cd ~/code/trunk/coresys                                  ~ (ahernp@tirion)
coresys svn:trunk$ cd ~/Downloads/DMCM    ~/code/trunk/coresys (ahernp@tirion)
DMCM git:master$ cd ~/Downloads/vcprompt      ~/Downloads/DMCM (ahernp@tirion)
vcprompt hg:default$ dj151                ~/Downloads/vcprompt (ahernp@tirion)
(dj151)coresys svn:branches/dj151$        ~/code/dj151/coresys (ahernp@tirion)