/.cshrc and /.profile

Jonathan Chen jonc at chen.org.nz
Thu Feb 12 11:44:05 PST 2004

On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 12:56:01AM +0800, h0444lp6 wrote:
> Dear list
> What are the /.cshrc and /.profile files for?
> Since /etc holds the system wide conf files and ~ the user specific ones
> I do not understand why there are the ones in /.

When the machine boots into single-user mode, the root user's HOME is
set to /.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at chen.org.nz>
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