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Re: No User Shell Envir in Emacs via SSH

From: Mathias Megyei
Subject: Re: No User Shell Envir in Emacs via SSH
Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2006 19:31:21 +0100

I have in my .bash_profile


and in my .bashrc

if [ "x$LOGIN_SHELL" = "x" ]; then
    . .bash_profile

Sa after ssh my .bash_profile is sorced only once.


On Thu, 2006-11-30 at 21:31 -0800, Eric Hanchrow wrote:
>     Sitting at home, I enter this into KDE's "Run Command..."
>     (Kubuntu) to "map" an X11/Emacs session running on my office
>     machine onto my home machine's monitor:
>           +----------------------------+ | Command: ssh office emacs |
>           +----------------------------+
>     The window appears on my home machine as expected and works fine.
>     The problem, however, is that my office machine's "bash
>     environment" isn't included/defined within Emacs.  Apparently, the
>     only environmental variables defined are those from a system-wide
>     Bash init file (e.g.  DISPLAY, HOME, LANG, MAIL, PATH, etc.).
>     Does anyone know what I need to do so that the "exported
>     variables" (i.e., environment) defined in my ".bashrc" are also
>     present?
> I've never found a good solution for this.
> What I'm using now is an astonishingly ugly Rube Goldberg type hack,
> whereby my .bashrc runs a _perl_ program that creates files with
> environment variable definitions -- one for the Bourne shell, and one
> for emacs -- and then my .bash_profile sources the shell file, and I
> have Emacs load the emacs file.
> It works, but it makes the Baby Jesus cry.  Details upon request.

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