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Re: [SLE] FYI: SuSE 7.3 Bash initialization
  • From: Keith Winston <kwinston@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 14:44:25 -0400
  • Message-id: <20020411144425.A4897@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 11:22:29AM -0700, Thomas Nicholson wrote:
> Hi Keith,
> I use a profile.local in /etc to set a few environment variables and
> aliases. The issue came up for me when trying to set some env
> variables to compile some sample KDE programming exercises.
> I think my docs in 7.2pro say to use the profile.local instead of
> altering profile. Anyhow, if one exists it would kick in somewhere
> near the end of your outline. It still works well for me and I didn't
> know about .bashrc at the time.
> Tom
Thanks, Tom, I missed it at first. It is sourced from /etc/profile
just after the /etc/profile.d/*.sh scripts if your shell is NOT ash.
I've updated my documentation and will repost.

Best Regards,
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