[arch-general] non-login bash

Jorge Almeida jjalmeida at gmail.com
Sat Oct 8 19:33:13 EDT 2011

Please help me to understand how bash does its initialization when
started as a non-login shell. The manual says it sources ~/.bashrc and
that's it. The Arch Wiki says it sources /etc/bash.bashrc and then
~/.bashrc. Sure enough, it does what the Wiki says... It occurred to
me to look in the Wiki, after much trouble, the kind of trouble that
happens from trusting the manuals.
Did I misunderstood the manual or is Arch distributing a patched
version? (Somewhat contrary to the Arch way, if I understood it.)


Jorge Almeida

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