On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 4:08 PM, Bertram Scharpf <li...@bertram-scharpf.de> wrote: > Hi, > > from "man sh": > > Invocation > [...] When first starting, the shell inspects > argument 0, and if it begins with a dash (`-'), the shell is also consid- > ered a login shell. This is normally done automatically by the system > when the user first logs in. A login shell first reads commands from the > files /etc/profile and then .profile in a user's home directory, if they > exist. [...] > > I use Slim (X login manager) which calls > > exec /bin/sh - ~/.xinitrc > > I first wondered why none of my commands in "/etc/profile" and > "~/.profile" got executed. Finally, I modified > "/usr/src/bin/sh/main.c" to trace what files are read, recompiled > the "sh" command and: the only file that is executed is "~/.shrc". > > I just cannot believe that FreeBSD has such a severe bug. What is > going wrong here? >
Put the following in a file called ".Xresources" : XTerm*loginShell: true =Adriaan= _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"