[lug] Changing paths

Ken Weinert kenw at ihs.com
Wed Apr 5 09:49:38 MDT 2000

	From a reading of the bash man page, I think you may be
running into the difference between a login shell and an interactive

	It appears as if the mechanism of logging in thru the modem
gives you an interactive shell, not a login shell.

	If you do a 'man bash' and then search for "INVOCATION" you 
can see the details of the difference.

* Wayde Allen (wallen at lug.boulder.co.us) [000405 09:43]:
> Yes, I think you are right.  I'd still kind of like to understand the
> reason for the behaviour however.

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