Lawrence Velázquez larryv at macports.org
Fri Feb 6 12:09:16 PST 2015

On Feb 6, 2015, at 1:49 PM, Michael <keybounce at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2015-02-06, at 10:25 AM, Luc Bourhis <luc_j_bourhis at mac.com> wrote:
>> Not launchd, no. It's for the shell and it helps with MANPATH too. "man path_helper" for the details.
> Interesting. I'm surprised MacPorts doesn't stuff something in there.

(1) We consider /etc/paths to be a "system file". We don't like modifying system files.
(2) Modifying /etc/paths affects all users' settings, which is undesirable.


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