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Re: what bash dotfiles are read during interactive ssh?

On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 07:27:06AM +0800, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> What file can one put "unalias ls", or anything in fact, in for it to
> get read on the remote system upon interactive ssh?  .bashrc,
> .bash_profile are apparently not read.

On mine it executes .bash_profile (normal login shell).

According to ssh man page you should get a normal login if you don't
specify a command to execute.

Is your login shell bash?  Is there some system setup to cause bash to
look in a different login file? (e.g. .profile?)

If bash is invoked as 'sh' I understand that it looks instead in


> At most I can do now is
> $ ssh porky.simonds.net
> porky$ unalias ls
> I don't want the dotfile read on batch jobs preferably.

Chris Harris <charris@rtcmarketing.com>
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