Prevent MacPorts editing .bash_profile over and over again...

Barry Scott barry at
Sun Feb 5 17:40:43 UTC 2017

> On 5 Feb 2017, at 16:30, Bachsau <web at> wrote:
> Am 05.02.2017 um 12:03 schrieb Barry Scott:
>> Editing a system wide setting would have to come with a option to
>> disable it.
> Editing any setting has to come with that option. However, I never said the installer should modify /etc/paths. I just said I did it that way and if the installer would check my actual PATH variable it would notice there's no need to edit .bash_profile

I guess at this point someone that cares enough needs to submit a patch to the installer.

Personally I’m happy with the installer as it is now that the bugs in editing the profile are fixed.


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