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I have a script written in bash that sets up my zsh config and changes current user's shell to zsh if needed/possible. After default shell is changed, I want zsh to load my new profile, but when I do a regular source, it opens in shell run by script (bash).

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I don't find any step in your question, where you actually start the Z shell... so probably you want to include a exec /bin/zsh in your (bash-) script and then zsh will source automatically your zsh config in ~/.zshrc.

Excerpt from bash's man page:

exec [-cl] [-a name] [command [arguments]]

If command is specified, it replaces the shell. No new process is created (...)

  • I rechecked my code and found that I did my exec wrong using ``. Thanks! – Dmitry Gladkov Feb 28 '13 at 11:08

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