ssmoot / gmail.com wrote:
> Yeah, I don't have 'em then I guess.
> 
> I think it must be something like that. If I'm quick enough, I can
> clearly see "clear; irb" when I open a shell just before it drops into
> irb.
> 
> I just don't know how to find out where it's coming from...
> 
> Thanks for the help btw.
> 
The section called "INVOCATION" in the bash man page describes all the 
scripts that bash can read during startup, and where it looks for them. 
Keep in mind that these scripts can call other scripts.

Good hunting!