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From: Zach Forrest <diatribe@...>
Subject: Re: /etc/profile
Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2001 19:02:36 -0800
That was my understanding as well, but for some reason it doesn't do 
that for me so I've had to add it to /etc/profile. (Maybe I installed 
bash on the Wednesday before the last full moon between 5 and 6?)


Zach

jano wrote:

> I thought ~/.bash_profile was read without needing to source it directly in
> the /etc/profile; at least, that's the way it works for me.  I also make the
> symbolic link, ~/.bashrc to the ~/.bash_profile, for su's and non
> shell-login xterms *shrug*
> 
> jano
> 
> 
> 
>>I noticed some discussion in November about /etc/profile, but it seems
>>to have trailed off. Are there any objections to adding the following?
>>
>>if [ -e "${HOME}/.bash_profile" ]; then
>>     . ${HOME}/.bash_profile
>>fi
>>
>>
>>- Zach
>>
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-- Zach Forrest
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