xterm question

Rainer Peter Feller rainer at maren.desy.de
Tue Mar 18 06:39:01 PST 2003


On Tue, 18 Mar 2003 akalus at gmx.de wrote:

> > Xterm by default doesn't run bash as a login shell, so it doesn't run
> > your ~/.bash_profile (I assume that's where the prompt is being set
> > from?). Instead, it runs ~/.bashrc.
> >
> > Options - either call xterm with -ls parameter to tell it to run a login
> > shell instead, or take an approach like mine - put almost everything in
> > .bashrc and have .bash_profile source it.
> >
>
> I just symlinked .bash_profile to .bashrc (did the same with .profile). That
> being a bad idea?
>
> Andre

that is the way $PATH gets verry HUGE :-)

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CUH Rainer Peter Feller
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