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Re: .bashrc not called for non-interactive ssh sessions

At 07:48 PM 10/21/2004, you wrote:
>As best as I can tell from the archives and man pages, ~/.bashrc
>should be called when starting an ssh session - both interactive and
>non-interactive.  Tests on my Linux box behave as expected:
>ssh linuxbox
>ssh linuxbox pwd
>ssh cygwinbox
>But ssh cygwinbox pwd does *not* call ~/.bashrc...
>>From the bash man page:
>       Bash attempts to determine when it is being run  by  the  remote  shell
>       daemon,  usually  rshd.  If bash determines it is being run by rshd, it
>       reads and executes commands from ~/.bashrc, if that file exists and  is
>       readable.  It will not do this if invoked as sh.  The --norc option may
>       be used to inhibit this behavior, and the --rcfile option may  be  used
>       to  force  another  file to be read, but rshd does not generally invoke
>       the shell with those options or allow them to be specified.

WFM.  What's your shell in '/etc/profile'?

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