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.bashrc vs .bash_profile #165

wamatt opened this Issue · 1 comment

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Matt Tagg Mathias Bynens
Matt Tagg

I'm seeing conflicting advice on this.

States the bash manual and best practice is to have .bash_profile link to .bashrc, not the other way around.


Mathias Bynens

In my dotfiles, .bashrc doesn’t do anything except sourcing .bash_profile.

The comments in shed some light on why it makes sense to source .bash_profile from within .bashrc.

/cc @janmoesen

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