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Re: bash manual says nothing about automatic sourcing of $HOME/.alias


From: Axel Beckert
Subject: Re: bash manual says nothing about automatic sourcing of $HOME/.alias
Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 19:03:27 +0200
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Hi!

On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 10:15:56AM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote:
> > Distribution: SuSE 7.3
> > Description:
> >     My bash sources $HOME/.alias if it exists. This is not
> >     documented in the bash manual page. (Of course it's neither
> >     documented how to suppress this behaviour.)
> 
> Check your startup files.  As distributed, bash doesn't do anything
> with ~/.aliases.

Hmmm, ok, I checked mine before I wrote that report, but I didn't
check the distribution's global ones. :-(

*having a look at /etc/bash.bashrc*

OK, SuSE (once again ;-) is the bad guy. Sorry for any inconveniences.

                Regards, Axel
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