Bug 51541 - Help text in bashrc and bash_profile
Help text in bashrc and bash_profile
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: bash (Show other bugs)
7.1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-08-12 05:18 EDT by Dennis Björklund
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-13 00:38:37 EDT
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Description Dennis Björklund 2001-08-12 05:18:06 EDT
The comments in files like ~/.bashrc and ~/bash_profile could need some
extra love. A good ting would be to add a line saying when the file
will be used. As it is now, ~/,bashrc is read in every time you start bash
and ~/.bash_profile is read in when you login (that's my understanding of
it at least).

A nice help for the user (me) is to add this information as a comment to
these files.
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-08-12 06:55:09 EDT
bashrc lives in setup these days, reassigning
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2001-08-13 00:38:32 EDT
Not the /etc/skel ones that go in ~. :)
Comment 3 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-08-29 21:00:59 EDT
Added in 2.05b-6

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