.bashrc .profile .bash_profile

Ralph Pass rppass at rppass.com
Wed Oct 7 13:54:47 PDT 2009

What I learned was that the spaces are important!.

Thanks to all who contributed.

Ralph Pass

Scott Haneda wrote:
> Very cool.  I had a few functions, but this is a handy one.  I did not 
> know I could just set the CLIFORCE_COLOR for the one session.  I also 
> like how I believe you pass in the $@, so I can send in arguments to 
> my ls alias, which I was not able to do in the past.
> Was your use of CLICOLOR_FORCE=X meant literally, or should I use 
> boolean?  I have used boolean in the past, and the man page for ls 
> does not state what 'X" does, though it does work.
> Thank you to all who have contributed to this thread.  What started as 
> wonting to know the best way to deal with the .profile that MacPorts 
> wants to set, has taught me a lot.

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