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Re: some profile bashrc urxvt issue..

From: Alex fxmbsw7 Ratchev
Subject: Re: some profile bashrc urxvt issue..
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 21:08:53 +0200

well, i have self compiled bash without options enabled or so
can you answer me when the /etc stuff gets read and when not
 1. for debian 2. more overall
.. ? :))

On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 9:06 PM Greg Wooledge <> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 09:01:05PM +0200, Alex fxmbsw7 Ratchev wrote:
> > so /etc/bash.bashrc is os hacks ?
> It's a compile-time choice/patch for each vendor.  /etc/bash.bashrc is
> the file that Debian chose.  Other Linux distributions use /etc/bashrc
> or some other file instead.
> > i debian yes but i rather rm -rf /bin/sh for cp /bin/bash /bin/sh but
> > thats not the point here
> The correct way to point /bin/sh to bash instead of dash on Debian is
> to run:  dpkg-reconfigure dash
> It will prompt you for confirmation, so you can say "yes" (which is the
> default) to keep things as they are.
> The reason it asks in this way is historical: bash *used* to be the
> default /bin/sh on Debian, many releases ago.  So it's asking you
> whether you want to migrate to the new standard, using dash, under the
> assumption that you were using bash before.

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