environment setup for bash and tcsh

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Wed May 16 23:05:00 GMT 2007

On 16 May 2007 22:55, Karl Kobata wrote:

> I thought I understood how the environment is setup but I guess I don't
> really.
> Can anyone tell me the order and file names that are executed to get the
> environment setup for a bash shell and tcsh shell?
> Bash:
> /etc/profile -> /etc/bashrc -> ~/.bash_profile -> ~/.bash_login ->
> ~/.profile

  What Brian said.  Also, ...

> Tcsh:
> /etc/csh.cshrc -> /etc/csh.login -> ~/.tcshrc -> ~/.history -> ~/.login
> What is executed prior to these files for setting up the environment?
> I added an echo statement for PATH as a first line in /etc/csh.cshrc.  this
> variable was already defined with paths.  Where does this get initialized?

  During process startup, it is converted from the windows PATH setting during
the cygwin1 dll initialisation.

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