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Re: bash load
That's a general bash question, not Cygwin-specific; I recommend looking here:
But the short answer is that bash reads either .bashrc (non-login
shell) or .bash_profile (login shell), but not both. If you want the
stuff in your .bashrc to be loaded in a login shell, you need to
source it explicitly inside your .bash_profile via something like
Also make sure that the .bash files are in your actual home directory,
which is usually not /home but /home/YourUserName...
Mark J. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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