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I've created .kshrc file in my home directory, but all my custom settings are ignored. ENV variable is not set. How can I force ksh to read .kshrc?

Here is my .kshrc:

set -o emacs

export PATH=$PATH:/home/ibykov/bin:/usr/vacpp/bin


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Could you please post your .kshrc file here? – meMangesh Mar 7 '13 at 9:43
Thank you for your attention. I edited my question accordingly. – ibykov Mar 7 '13 at 10:04

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In your .profile add the line

  export ENV=$HOME/.kshrc 
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Thank you very much! My problem solved now. – ibykov Mar 7 '13 at 10:06

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