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Re: Login Message.

2007/6/27, Dave Korn <>:
On 28 June 2007 02:42, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:

> Andre Xavier wrote:
> <>.  Thanks.
>> Larry,
>> I tried '/etc/motd' yet and isn't work.
>> In my case that message is showed when I start o cygwin (cygwin.bat),
>> and '/etc/motd' is used when you open a new login from cygwin.
> Very true.  I didn't know how you were starting Cygwin.  If you're just
> using 'cygwin.bat' and it's not obvious by looking at that file, you
> should check out the standard suspects like ~/.bash_login, ~/.bash_profile,
> /etc/profile, and other scripts that are sourced as part of a login shell.
> See the bash's man page for all the details.

Sounds like he needs a bit of

grep 'how are you' ~/.* /etc/*

cheers, DaveK -- Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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That its the point. The file that I had edited is exactly
'/etc/profile'. Now I'm looking this file and my "message" is there.
Thanks and Regards for your help.

Ps. That others messages that I had posted were in a reverse position
because I'm using an e-mail client, and I didn't pay attention to
that. Sorry for the mistakes that I had caused.

Andre Xavier

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