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Re: stuff in ~/bin won't run

2009/1/15 Mike Castle <dalgoda+debian@gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 8:33 AM, JoeHill <joehill@teksavvy.com> wrote:
>> The funny thing is, I already have this in my .bash_profile:
>>  # set PATH so it includes user's private bin if it exists
>> if [ -d ~/bin ] ; then
>>    PATH=~/bin:"${PATH}"
>> fi
> I don't think .bash_profile gets sourced when you log in via an
> XDM/GDM type session. (After all, when would it, since you don't
> really have a login shell.)
> Personally, I have it in my .bashrc, though that has it's own set of drawbacks.
> If you do some searches about debian and sourcing login shells and
> gdm, you'll find more than enough reading material to keep you busy
> for hours.
> mrc

Thanks, Mike. Actually, rather than be busy for hours, I do wish that
there were some document that explains what gets run where, clearly. I
have yet to find one.

Dotan Cohen



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