On Thu, Jun 13, 2019 at 11:56 AM Kevin Adler <kadler@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Jack, can you please stop repeating these outdated instructions:
# detect if we're in a PASE shell /QSYS.LIB/QSHELL.LIB/UNAME.PGM >
/dev/null 2>&1
if [ $? != 0 -a "$SHELL" != "/QOpenSys/pkgs/bin/bash" ] then
exec /QOpenSys/pkgs/bin/bash

Please, for the love of everything, use the flippin' procedure:

No doubt those instructions are outdated, but I think there is still
some demand for being able to detect whether a session was invoked via
(1) QSH on 5250, (2) QP2TERM on 5250, or (3) SSH with proper TTY
capability. As such, it would be nice to have a .profile that works
sensibly under all conditions.

Personally, given the horrific interaction between 5250 and the
RPM-based bash, I would prefer not to invoke bash automatically unless
coming in from SSH.

Also, your example .profile doesn't even show how to set the PATH variable
in it. Refer to

Well, to be fair, the example .profile may have been written with the
assumption that if you want to ultimately be using bash, you'll have a
.bashrc and set your PATH there.

John Y.

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