bash_profile causing problems

Joshua Root jmr at
Wed Feb 17 17:04:58 PST 2010

On 2010-2-18 04:32 , Jurgen Sidgman wrote:
> Hi,
> Does any one know why the following lines in my .bash_profile would impair the functioning of ports?
> export CLICOLOR=1
> export LSCOLORS=ExFxCxDxBxegedabagacad
> I just created the bash_profile to give some coloring to my shell. I used only the lines above. Immediately my macports installation failed with no command found. None of my ports worked anymore. I move the bash_profile to my desktop and immediately ports began working again. By the way, the man pages stopped working too. I try fixing this using unset MANPATH but this solution did not work either.
> What is that my bash_profile should say to have ports working with the lines above?

Whatever your .profile says. See INVOCATION in the bash man page.

- Josh

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