[arch-dev-public] System-wide bashrc?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 11:56:52 EDT 2009

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:33 AM, Aaron Griffin<aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:28 AM, Thomas Bächler<thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Aaron Griffin schrieb:
>>> Hmm, you could sidestep the issue by forcing your X terminals to
>>> launch login shells. I use:
>>> urxvt*loginShell:       true
>> Doesn't work for all terminals and is not really intended. And starting a
>> login shell takes quite a while. I used to do it this way in the past
>> though. Note that you only need a small subset of the commands in
>> /etc/profile.
> Well even if it takes a while, it solves the config-file issue :) I
> guess I don't start too many terminals in rapid-fire succession.
> This here seems to indicate there is a SYS_BASHRC compile time option:
> http://osdir.com/ml/bug-bash-gnu/2009-05/msg00037.html
> I'll look into it

And committed to trunk. Our bash should now support /etc/bashrc and
/etc/bash.logout when it's rebuilt

I believe Thomas is going to add a default system-wide bashrc for
non-login shells

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