Re: Simple little basic config questions
On Sun, Oct 26, 2003 at 07:57:20AM -0500, Haines Brown wrote:
> As for setting up basic bash configuration, a little experimentation
> shows that this is what I've got (debian 3.0r1).
> Root has both .bashrc and .profile, and the configuations (custom bash
> prompt and setterm) can go in either place. User has a .bashrc and
> .bash_profile (there's no .profile), and the configuration must go
> into the latter. It does not work for me if put into .bashrc.
I once gathered this information (is this right ?):
# ~/.profile, at login autoread by all Bourne-compatible shells \
# ~/.profile is *NOT* executed by bash shell if ~/.bash_profile exists
# All 2nd level bash shells will read ~/.bashrc