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Re: [vox-tech] bash environment variables (and KDE)
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Re: [vox-tech] bash environment variables (and KDE)

On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 11:14:05AM -0700, Bryan Richter wrote:
> Yeah, .bash_profile is read  by a 'login' shell, and .bashrc is read by
> a 'non-login' shell. So, 'bash -l' will read .bash_profile, and 'bash
> shell_script.sh' will read .bashrc. I finally realized that anything
> that I'd want in .bashrc, I'd want in .bash_profile as well, so I call
> .bashrc from .bash_profile, like Mark said. 
> If KDE doesn't read those environment variables, that seems broken.

I don't know anything about KDE, but why would KDE read anything that
belongs to BASH? The environment variables are not "bash" variables,
they are general environment variables. They ought to go in whatever
init file KDE reads, or possibly the appropriate .xinitrc

Micah J. Cowan
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