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'Fish Shell 2.1 messed up prompt'

If you upgraded to the [Fish Shell](http://fishshell.com) version 2.1 you might have noticed your prompt now containing a bunch of new lines (blank). I believe it's due to the fact that the **echo** command now produces a new line by default (even though that's not explicitly stated in the [release notes](http://fishshell.com/release_notes.html)) [1](#note).

To solve it, replace all ocurrences of echo in your Fish prompt function with **echo -n \**. This will tell echo to not end with a new line.

Happy Fish'ing ;)

1. Fish developers, correct me if i'm wrong please :)