MacPorts bash on Big Sur as default shell
msummers at newrelic.com
Thu Feb 11 13:03:13 UTC 2021
Thanks Rainer, that was exactly the case.
On Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 7:02 AM Rainer Müller <raimue at macports.org> wrote:
> On 10/02/2021 22.35, Mike Summers via macports-users wrote:
> > I'm not able to get MacPorts bash working in Terminal as the default
> > This is fresh install of Big Sur 11.2 on a new machine, fresh install of
> > MacPorts. Only bash and bash-autocomplete are installed
> > Setting the shell in either the Terminal preferences or for my user to
> > /opt/local/bin/bash always leaves me in /bin/bash
> Make sure you use the correct command to lauch in the Terminal preferences.
> See here for the details:
> > The "best" workaround so far is to start in zsh which has the PATH set
> > and exec bash from there.
> The MacPorts installer only added PATH to the login shell of your user
> For zsh, you can find the addition the .zprofile file in your home
> If you want to use a different shell, you need to make sure to configure
> for that shell. For bash that means you need to configure it in your
> .bash_profile accordingly.
> > My old machine where has been through many upgrades including Big Sur
> "just works",
> > I've run out of ideas, I'd appreciate pointers.
> Those older machines may already have the PATH settings in .bash_profile,
> because you most probably installed MacPorts while bash was the login
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