git bash_completion does not work - solved (?)

Clemens Lang cal at
Fri Jul 20 08:08:33 PDT 2012

On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 09:56:24AM -0500, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> I am still not sure what to change or how to verify it was successful.
> In Lion's, I have opened Preferences -> Settings ->
> Shell, checked the "Run command" box, and filled in
> "/opt/local/bin/bash -l". The "Run inside shell" checkbox is not
> checked. The bash port is installed. If I open a new terminal window
> and type "echo $SHELL" it still prints "/bin/bash". Is that a correct
> way to verify that these steps were not successful? What else should I
> be doing?

Try echo $BASH_VERSION. It should print something along the line of
4.2.something. If it doesn't you're not using MacPorts bash.

Clemens Lang

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