bash shell

Discussion in 'Apple' started by SpreadTooThin, Feb 3, 2007.

  1. I have a questions about the bash shell.

    I created a .bash_profile to set up the path.
    I added some personal directories to the path and when I open the
    terminal the path is now set as I want it.

    I just wonder if application that are not run from the terminal will
    benifit from the new path?

    If I log in from the os x gui is the bash_profile executed somehow?
    SpreadTooThin, Feb 3, 2007
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  2. SpreadTooThin

    Dave Seaman Guest

    No, but the way to do this is you create a ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist
    file with the desired settings for PATH and other environment variables.

    Dave Seaman, Feb 3, 2007
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    Bob Harris Guest

    No. Try the using RCEnvironment:

    Bob Harris
    Bob Harris, Feb 4, 2007
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