how use bash 5.0 port
murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 19:52:55 UTC 2020
I think I found a way to fix this:
Terminal > Preferences > General, in “Shells open with” keep “Command (complete path)” chosen and replace /usr/local/bin/bash with /opt/local/bin/bash
(Or is this problemmatic?)
> On 31 Aug2020, at 1:25 PM, Stephen J. Butler <stephen.butler at gmail.com> wrote:
> In Terminal -> Preferences -> Profiles find the profile that's your default or that you frequently use and select it. Under the "Shell" tab does it have anything for Startup "Run command"?
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2020 at 12:22 PM Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com <mailto:murrayeisenberg at gmail.com>> wrote:
> To get the MacPorts bash 5.0 the default shell, I now tried:
> - edit /private/etc/shells so as to add /opt/local/bin/bash
> - in System Preferences > Users & Groups, I opened Advanced Options for my (adminstrator’s) account and changed the entry for Login shell to /opt/local/bin/bash
> - rebooted
> Still, when I open Terminal and issue command “echo $BASH_VERSION” I get response: 3.2.57(1)-release
> Note: if in that apparent 3.2.57 shell in Terminal, if I give command “bash” then of course I get response 5.0.17(1)-release
>> On 31 Aug2020, at 12:32 PM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com <mailto:murrayeisenberg at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> I want to upgrade the built-ub bash 3.2 shell on my macOS Catalina (10.15.6) to bash 5.0.
>> I tried to do this by building from scratch, using the methods given at https://scriptingosx.com/2019/02/install-bash-5-on-macos/?unapproved=66418&moderation-hash=e680aa22ae89f6f565cadd63e63d04e0#comment-66418 <https://scriptingosx.com/2019/02/install-bash-5-on-macos/?unapproved=66418&moderation-hash=e680aa22ae89f6f565cadd63e63d04e0#comment-66418>. But the final step, “sudo make install” gave a fatal error of ‘libintl.h’ file not found.
>> So then I successfully installed the MacPorts port bash @5.0.17_0.
>> —> But how do I make this bash 5.0 my shell when I open Terminal?
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