[CentOS] Where is the file that sets aliases?

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Mon Nov 10 20:30:13 UTC 2008


On Mon, 2008-11-10 at 20:11 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Monday 10 November 2008 19:56:52 Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Monday 10 November 2008 19:45:32 Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> > > On Mon, 10 Nov 2008 at 7:42pm, Anne Wilson wrote
> > >
> > > > Looking back, I still can't see it, Kai.  I remember being told to look
> > > > in ~/.bashrc.
> > >
> > > If you're root (why are you logging in as root?), then ~ *is* /root.
> >
> > I wasn't - that's the whole point.  That's why I didn't find it.
> >
> I guess that the OP thought I was when he said that, though

Helped by circumstances. _Normally_, the default install has those
aliases only assigned for root, due to the great risk to the system.

So it would be a natural assumption. As usual "assume" has its risks.

> 
> Anne
> <snip>

-- 
Bill



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