r4839 - trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config

bdubbs at linuxfromscratch.org bdubbs at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Jul 29 21:56:13 PDT 2005


Author: bdubbs
Date: 2005-07-29 22:56:12 -0600 (Fri, 29 Jul 2005)
New Revision: 4839

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/profile.xml
Log:
Clarify the explanation of /etc/bashrc

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/profile.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/profile.xml	2005-07-30 04:43:46 UTC (rev 4838)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/config/profile.xml	2005-07-30 04:56:12 UTC (rev 4839)
@@ -48,9 +48,11 @@
   invocation of the shell.  It is read and executed when a user exits from an
   interactive login shell.</para>
 
-  <para>To the standard files, <filename>/etc/bashrc</filename> is called from
-  the user's <filename>~/.bashrc</filename> for system wide initialization of
-  non-login shells.</para>
+  <para>Many distributions use <filename>/etc/bashrc</filename> for system wide
+  initialization of non-login shells. This file is usually called from the
+  user's <filename>~/.bashrc</filename> file and is not built directly into
+  <command>bash</command> itself.  This convention is followed in this
+  section.</para>
 
   <para>For more information see <command>info bash</command> --
   <emphasis role="strong">Nodes: Bash Startup Files and Interactive




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