startxwin started bash does not read .bashrc or .bash_profile

Arthur Tu arthur.jim.tu@gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 02:32:00 GMT 2013


On 2/27/2013 8:08 AM, Kevin Layer wrote:
> If I put this into .startxwinrc:
>
>    mintty /usr/bin/bash.exe --login -i
>
> the resulting shell does not read .bash_profile.  If I put
>
>    mintty /usr/bin/bash.exe -i
>
> it doesn't read .bashrc.
>
>
> I've been beating my head against this wall for hours, over a few
> days.  I've googled my ass off, but I can't find anyone that's having
> the same problem.
>
>
> My ultimate goal is to use ssh-agent/ssh-add to make life easier, but
> it requires my .bashrc to be sourced (.bash_profile merely sources
> .bashrc).
>
>
> Thanks.
>
>
## .bash_profile
if [ -f "${HOME}/.bashrc" ] ; then
   source "${HOME}/.bashrc"
fi

What do you mean? Isn't this enough?


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