On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 08:41:46AM +0000, Liam O'Toole wrote:
> On 2010-09-29, David Jardine <email@example.com> wrote:
> > [...]
> > You could add
> > alias gcc='gcc -lm ' (note the last space)
> What's the significance of the last space?
This, as far as I remember, allows the user to continue the command on
the command line.
> > to /etc/profile
> I would put the alias definition in /etc/bash.bashrc or ~/.bashrc
> instead. It's a shell customisation, not an environment modification.
I'm sure you're right.
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