Non-interactive bash help?
On Wed, 23 Apr 2008 12:01:24 -0500
Albert Hopkins <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-04-23 at 12:58 -0400, Benjamin Leggett wrote:
> > Alright guys, I'm a beginner in need of a little shell help.
> > What I want to do is make fbrun (the run dialog for fluxbox) aware
> > of my bashrc. Upon perusing the source, I found that fbrun execs the
> > given
> > string with $SHELL if set, otherwise /bin/sh is used. My $SHELL is
> > set to bash so fbrun runs the command with a non-interactive bash
> > shell (the "-c" option.)
> > Checking the bash manpage, I found that bash apparently checks the
> > environment variable $BASH_ENV for an rc file if it's run with the
> > -c option. I sure that I should probably know this, but where
> > should I set
> > this variable? I considered dropping something in /etc/env.d, but
> > that didn't work, and I don't know if that's the right way to do it.
> > Any help appreciated,
> I guess my question would be why do you (think you) want to run
> your .bashrc? That's really designed for setting up interactive
Well, I'd like to have fbrun use my aliases.
e.g., running foo instead of foo --bar --baz=noo