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Mark Duling mark.duling at biola.edu
Fri Dec 29 15:46:01 PST 2006

Merton Campbell Crockett <m.c.crockett at adelphia.net> on Friday, December
29, 2006 at 3:07 PM -0800 wrote:
>I ran into similar problems without Fink being installed.  I found  
>that I had to change the file name to ~./.bash_profile to get  
>consistent results.  Also, as I tend to use an X Terminal instead of  
>the Apple Terminal, I discovered that I needed to add the "-ls"  
>switch to the ~./.xinitrc file and the X11 Terminal application.

Do you have multiple shell profiles?  In the MacPorts install instructions
after editing the .profile, I put this in the Important Notes:

Other profile files may conflict with ~./profile and should be removed, so
remove any occurrances of these files:
	•	~/.bash_login
	•	~/.bash_profile

That was my stab at anticipating problems.  I'm not entirely sure it is
correct, but it seems like a bad idea to have more than one and I'm not
sure the order of precedence if these files are present in addition to


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