Do you use the Korn shell - and does your account have an (a startup file named in the ENV environment variable)? bash users, you probably have setup files like .bashrc or .bash_login . You might have the same that C shell users have with .cshrc : noninteractive shells read aliases and other lines that you want to be read only by interactive shells. Speed up your file by adding a test like this:
The test checks to see if the shell's
option is set.
If it isn't, the