Bash man page typo
eostroski at gmail.com
Wed May 28 16:11:54 UTC 2014
Sorry if this isn't the place for this, wasn't sure where to send
this, and this list is listed as the package maintainer for bash in
I verified that the upstream is correct. I found this while reading
bash on Ubuntu 14.04. Here's the main block:
Bash attempts to determine when it is being run with its standard input
connected to a a network connection, as if by the remote shell daemon,
usually rshd, or the secure shell daemon sshd. If bash determines it
is being run in this fashion, it reads and executes commands from
~/.bashrc and ~/.bashrc, if these files exist and are readable. It
will not do this if invoked as sh. The --norc option may be used to
inhibit this behavior, and the --rcfile option may be used to force
another file to be read, but rshd does not generally invoke the shell
with those options or allow them to be specified.
And the line in question:
~/.bashrc and ~/.bashrc, if these files exist and are readable.
It seems like a reference to /etc/bash.bashrc was substituted with
~/.bashrc (back with 10.04?), and while the line isn't incorrect, it
is a typo.
Also this shows up:
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