Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc/bin/ksh
To: Joerg Klemenz <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/30/2002 19:40:31
Joerg Klemenz wrote:
> The problem is, as I see it, that ksh does not load any defaults when
> $ENV is not defined in .profile. But .profile is only loaded for
> interactive login shells.
> If you log in w/ csh and then run "ksh" it won't load anything, right?
> If you login w/ ksh and run "csh" it executes /etc/csh.cshrc and ~/.cshrc.
> That makes it very easy for the user: No need for workarounds and tons
> of "if [..", just put everything in .cshrc
> Makes a lot of sense to me

"Me too". I suffered to the strange way (pd)ksh needs to be setup
couple of times, and I'd strongly preferred if I wouldn't be required
to do the ENV setup etc. Shouldn't be too hard to implement ...

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