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Re: Location of configuration files

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Location of configuration files
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:08:26 -0400
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On 8/18/16 6:34 AM, Joonas Saarinen wrote:
> Hi,
> By default Bash uses these files in my home directory:
> .bashrc
> .bash_logout
> .bash_history
> .profile
> However, wouldn't it be more streamlined to place these files under
> directory '~/.config/bash'?

Maybe, but that's not a compelling enough reason to break backwards
compatibility and compatibility with other Bourne-style shells.

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