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Re: why ~/.bashrc in ssh or scp??

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: why ~/.bashrc in ssh or scp??
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 11:02:07 -0500

> With csh .cshrc is read by login shells.

And you can make bash do the same, by sourcing it from .bash_profile.

> In bash, you need something like:

You don't, really, but you're welcome to put that in there.

> It looks like you want that shell run by rshd/sshd to behave as
> a login shell (set the users login session settings), or said
> otherwise, have sshd start a login session (without the utmp
> stuff however).

No, I don't.  I want users to have the behavior they've expressed a
desire for: a way to source .bashrc in shells run by rshd and sshd.
It's not a perfect solution, but it works well enough.


``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet )
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.tis.cwru.edu/~chet/

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