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Re: bash manpage: wrong filename for bash_logout

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash manpage: wrong filename for bash_logout
Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 19:33:18 -0400
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address@hidden wrote:
> Configuration Information [Automatically generated, do not change]:
> Machine: i486
> OS: linux-gnu
> Compiler: gcc
> Compilation CFLAGS:  -DPROGRAM='bash' -DCONF_HOSTTYPE='i486'
> -DCONF_OSTYPE='linux-gnu' -DCONF_MACHTYPE='i486-pc-linux-gnu'
> -DCONF_VENDOR='pc' -DLOCALEDIR='/usr/share/locale' -DPACKAGE='bash' -DSHELL
> -DHAVE_CONFIG_H  -I.  -I../bash -I../bash/include -I../bash/lib   -g -O2
> uname output: Linux hostname 2.6.12-9-386 #1 Mon Oct 10 13:14:36 BST 2005 i686
> GNU/Linux
> Machine Type: i486-pc-linux-gnu
> Bash Version: 3.0
> Patch Level: 16
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>     I wanted to clear the screen every time a user logs out.
>     (system-wide setting). "man bash" says in the "FILES" section
>     that I can write a script "/etc/bash_logout" which in my case
>     would consist of only the "clear" command.

This is something that was added by whatever Linux distribution you're
using.  It's not part of bash as it's distributed.

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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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