Changeset 31063 for trunk/doc-new


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Timestamp:
Nov 15, 2007, 2:03:45 AM (12 years ago)
Author:
markd@…
Message:

Correct an ambiguity that implied that a .profile was created only when
MacPorts was installed with the package installer.

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  • trunk/doc-new/guide/xml/installing.xml

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    243243    <title>Set the Bash Shell</title>
    244244
    245     <para>The MacPorts binary installer places a <filename>.profile</filename>
    246     file in your home directory (view files with a dot using <command>ls
    247     -a</command>). The contents of the <filename>~/.profile</filename> adds
    248     the MacPorts paths in front of the standard Unix paths for the default
    249     Bash shell so that MacPorts libraries will take precedence over
    250     vendor-supplied libraries if both are present.</para>
     245    <para>The MacPorts installer (from OS X package or source) places a
     246    <filename>.profile</filename> file in your home directory (view files with
     247    a dot using <command>ls -a</command>). The contents of the
     248    <filename>~/.profile</filename> adds the MacPorts paths in front of the
     249    standard Unix paths for the default Bash shell so that MacPorts libraries
     250    will take precedence over vendor-supplied libraries if both are
     251    present.</para>
    251252
    252253    <para>The path statement in the MacPorts-installed .profile is set as
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