"port" command doesn't work after restart

Kevin Walzer kw at codebykevin.com
Tue Sep 11 11:40:13 PDT 2007

Benton Greene wrote:

>> Yes. Edit ~/.profile or ~/.bashrc to add /opt/local/bin to your path,
>> and then MacPorts will be included whenever you launch a new shell.
>> --
>> Kevin Walzer
>> Code by Kevin
>> http://www.codebykevin.com
> I tried that, and it doesn't seem to work.  ~/.profile already
> includes the /opt/local/bin path, and there isn't a ~/.bashrc.  I
> edited the ~/.profile to look like the one for Python (with the
> appropriate /opt/local/bin path, of course), since that one seems to
> work (the python libraries show up when I run the "env" command), and
> it still didn't have any affect, so I just changed it back.  Am I
> doing something wrong?

Changes to ~/.profile don't take effect in the same shell. Just open a 
new Terminal window and close the old one--that should reflect the new 
settings. To test this, type "echo $PATH" in the new Terminal window.

Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin

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