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Re: Broken /etc/zshrc ?
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- From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent@xxxxxxxxxx>
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- Subject: Re: Broken /etc/zshrc ?
- Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2001 21:12:46 +0200
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On Sun, Aug 19, 2001 at 18:06:06 +0000, Bart Schaefer wrote:
> I would think /etc/profile should be sourced in /etc/zprofile, if at all.
Thanks, I've sent a mail to SuSE support about that.
> /etc/zshenv is sourced by *every* zsh, even non-interactive scripts that
> are started with "zsh -f". /etc/profile is intended to be sourced by
> login shells. /etc/zshrc is sourced by login shells, but also by other
> interactive shells. I'm not sure why so many linux distributors thought
> that /etc/profile needed to be read from /etc/zshrc, but it seems to be
> a common problem.
Yes, I have a 6.x RedHat at my lab and there is the same problem.
> } But /etc/profile sets the path (I think this is OK). Thus, if a
> } user sets his path in his .zshenv, then this path is lost because
> } /etc/zshrc is sourced after the user's .zshenv file.
> This would still be true with /etc/zprofile, unfortunately.
So, is sourcing the /etc/profile a good idea? Shouldn't it be sourced
only if the shell is a login shell?
> You could put "source ~/.zshenv" in ~/.zshrc ...
I don't like that very much.
> or you could put "readonly path" in ~/.zshenv,
The path is modified, but there are other problems (e.g. ls colors).
> I suppose. Or in 4.0.x ~/.zshenv could start with
> setopt no_global_rcs
This is what I currently do.
> [[ -o login && -r /etc/zprofile ]] && source /etc/zprofile
> [[ -o interactive && -r /etc/zshrc ]] && source /etc/zshrc
> [[ -o login && -r /etc/zlogin ]] && source /etc/zlogin
OK, if I need to read these files, I'll do this.
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