Bash startup files

Archaic archaic at
Sat Dec 4 20:52:13 PST 2004

On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 08:18:16AM -0600, Archaic wrote:
> We have the and sitting in
> /etc/profile.d, but they won't get used because ~/.bashrc doesn't source
> /etc/profile. Or am I missing something? By default xterm invokes a
> non-login shell.

I did a quick check and this bug seems to still be present.


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