Tristan Miller wrote:
> In article <3jmkpdFqqcdiU1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Arne Schmitz wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz schrieb:
>>> Is there some scope
>>> limitation? Do they expire when scripts apart from .bashrc end?
>> You have to source the script, not execute it from .bashrc. Sourcing is
>> done like this:
>> . yourscript.sh
>> Without the leading tab, of course.
> Or, more plainly for novice shell programmers, with the source command:
> source yourscript.sh
I have had .bashrc contain:
ever since the last bunch of suggestions were made. This makes my life
easier because I can centralise everything under ~/Main where most (if not
all) personal files go, even E-mail and JRE programs like Thunderbird,
Firefox, and RSSOwl. It suppose it makes things more easily portable.