Re: .bash_profile not being processed
On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Santiago Vila Doncel wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Lindsay Allen wrote:
> > [...]
> > When I rename .bash_profile to .bash_login nothing changes, but when I
> > change its name to .profile it does get processed during login and I get
> > root's correct path.
> Are you sure that /bin/bash is your login shell for root and not /bin/sh?
Doh! Blush. What can I say? Thanks, that certainly clears that
The situation did not arise until I installed a 2.1.x kernel in mid
November. At home I rarely reboot and I leave root logged in for months
on vt1, so root's shell could have been changed long ago. I guess I'll
never know how it happened.
Lindsay Allen <firstname.lastname@example.org> Perth, Western Australia
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