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How to avoid these problems
Authored by: LC on Jul 25, '05 09:40:12PM

Right -- I was going to point out that any decent .cshrc script which defines interactive features (aliases, etc.) needs to have an exit mechanism which bails out early for non-interactive shells. The installer application which launches a user shell is a non-interactive situation. Prior to the exit logic (where you check the prompt variable, and exit or skip if the prompt is not pre-set), the usual action would be to define the command path (set path ...). After the prompt check, you can put the terminal setting commands, command aliases, and other stuff. I thought (from years ago) that the csh (or cshrc) man page does mention this; Larry.



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