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Re: ~/.profile and ~/.bash_profile aren't executed on login

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: ~/.profile and ~/.bash_profile aren't executed on login
Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2017 18:01:46 -0500
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On 12/9/17 5:14 PM, Yuri wrote:
> None of these files are executed when bash is a user's default shell on
> FreeBSD.
> No special options were selected. Despite shell.c saying that they should
> be executed they just aren't.
> Is this a bug?

Since it doesn't happen on any other OS, I suspect an issue with either the
FreeBSD port or the pathname that appears in argv[0] when the shell is
started, which is what bash uses to detect that it's been invoked as a
login shell.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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