SUMMARY: .bashrc not getting executed

From: John Goodall (
Date: Wed Dec 27 2000 - 08:20:44 CST

Thanks for the multitude of responses.
Apparently, Bash looks for .bash_profile when it starts up not .bashrc, some suggestions were:
-making a symbolic link from .bash_profile to .bashrc
-having .bash_profile execute .bashrc

Original Message:
>On a Solaris 8 server, my .bashrc does not get executed when I telnet
>into it. But it does get executed when I am directly on the console. I
>know I must be missing some file, but on the surface it looks like
>exactly the same setup I have on another server, which always sources
>the .bashrc.
>Any ideas?

John Goodall
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