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Bug 5623 - setup is missing a csh.cshrc configuration file
Summary: setup is missing a csh.cshrc configuration file
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: setup
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bill Nottingham
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-10-06 09:21 UTC by marc.lefranc
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:10 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-10-06 15:34:49 UTC

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Description marc.lefranc 1999-10-06 09:21:53 UTC
In the setup package, the csh.cshrc has been replaced by a
csh.login configuration file. However, the latter is only
read for a login shell, not by a shell started in an xterm,
for example. Since a login shell also reads csh.cshrc, the
basic configuration should be in csh.cshrc, and only
login-specific stuff should go in csh.login.

Reference : tcsh(1) man page

This is pretty obvious to anyone familiar with unix shells.

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-06 15:34:59 UTC
See bug #2931 for rationale on why this was changed.

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