Need to revise .bashrc

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at
Fri Jan 9 05:55:30 PST 2004

On Fri, 9 Jan 2004, Bryan Kadzban wrote:

> John Green wrote:
> > In Chapter 5, 'Setting up the environment', .bashrc is created
> > containing PATH=/tools/bin:/bin:/usr/bin

> You're root, not lfs, after chroot.  ;-)  $LFS is not set as root (plus
> the env -i clears out all old environment variables, so if you su to do
> the chroot instead of "su -", $LFS still won't get carried over except
> into the pre-chroot shell).
> It may be the case that we should create a skeleton $LFS/root/.bashrc
> and/or $LFS/root/.bash_profile (and I'm pretty sure previous book
> versions did that).  It does seem to work this way, however...

Since the default path stuff for root includes the appropriate dirs,
there are only a few basic apps installed, the platform is now intended
as a *base* upon which to continue building, and BLFS addresses this (in
some depth), I don't see a need for this.

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