tcsh login question ....

RW rwmaillists at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 10 12:39:55 UTC 2014


On Sun, 10 Aug 2014 13:07:33 +0200
Roland Smith wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 09, 2014 at 01:27:12PM -0500, William A. Mahaffey III
> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > .... when I shell into my newly minted FreeBSD 9.3 desktop, or
> > login w/ a console login, everything under tcsh gets initialized
> > AOK. I then activated xdm to manage logins (I like it that way),
> > the /ect/csh.login file clearly does  *not* get sourced. I have
> > many aliases, prompt setting, & other goodies which are absent. The
> > tcsh manpage clearly says it will be sourced at login, what gives ?
> 
> The /etc/csh.login files is only read by *login* shells.

The last time I looked (in KDE 3) KDM did simulate a login, but
the more basic managers  just provide a fixed environment.


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