[maemo-users] OS2008: .bashrc or .bash_profile?

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Thu Dec 13 10:18:04 EET 2007

ext Laurent MARTIN wrote:
>> The device doesn't have Bash.  And because Busybox conflicts with it
>> (because Bash tries to set itself as /bin/sh which would significantly
>> slow down device bootup and use more memory), you cannot install one
>> either.
> OK, thanks for theses details.
> Do you confirm that this is different from what happens w/ last OS2007 
> and osso-xterm releases? It was working perfectly before I upgrade to 
> OS2008 (but I do not regret it!).
> Any idea on how I could simulate .bashrc, specially 'alias' command?

'alias' command works in Busybox, but understandably only Bash reads
.bashrc...  I think Busybox shell reads e.g. /etc/profile (but test that
what you put there works before you reboot your device)

	- Eero

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