[Ilugc] profile file execution
lug at chandrashekar.info
Sun Feb 13 13:32:52 IST 2005
> If you execute in command prompt it will execute in new shell and come
> out. You cannot see the updations in the current shell.
./spgs_profile # executes the script in a new shell (child process).
. ./spgs_profile # whereas this command sources the script in the
# current shell.
In Bash and Csh, you can also use the command 'source ./spgs_profile'
instead to achieve the same effect.
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