startxwin started bash does not read .bashrc or .bash_profile

Earnie Boyd earnie@users.sourceforge.net
Fri Mar 1 14:11:00 GMT 2013


On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 9:28 AM, Kevin Layer wrote:
> Earnie Boyd wrote:
>
>>> On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 5:16 PM, Kevin Layer wrote:
>>> >
>>> > Did you read the original report and all the replies in the chain?
>>> >
>>> >    ...it requires my .bashrc to be sourced (.bash_profile merely sources
>>> >    .bashrc).
>>>
>>> Then what is the value of $SHELL?
>
> /bin/bash

What user actually starts the session?  I've seen this type of thing
when the cron daemon starts a session.  The profile files are never
read.

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