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

Christopher Jones jonesc at
Sat Jan 28 16:37:43 UTC 2017


It would be better yet if whatever it is that does this first checks to see in the path it is about to add is already in the users PATH, and does not add it again if already there…


> On 28 Jan 2017, at 4:31 pm, Barry Scott <barry at> wrote:
> I want to be able to stop MacPorts Installation from editing my .bash_profile.
> As it happens I already set all the env var that are needed my self.
> Is there a “do-not-edit-bash-profile” settings somewhere?
> So far I have 3 sets of the settings in the same file.
> Barry

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