PS1 environment variable

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Mon Jun 5 11:02:59 PDT 2006

On 6/4/06, Linden <quiksilv at> wrote:
> I've manually exported the PS1 variable.
> Why doesn't my PS1 variable get inherited when running the script?
> I thought all child processes inherit their parents environment variables ?
> (PATH is properly inherited)

Some variables are ignored when bash is a non-interactive shell.  `man
bash' and look at the heading called INVOCATION.  It explains it right


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