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William R. Wing (Bill Wing) wrw at mac.com
Mon Jun 4 04:44:14 CEST 2012


On Jun 3, 2012, at 8:31 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> On Sun, 03 Jun 2012 15:01:07 -0700, Janet Heath wrote:
> 
>> Thanks Alain.  I should have a compiler on my Mac OS X Lion.  I am
>> thinking that it isn't set in my $PATH variable.  I don't know where the
>> $PATH is set at.  I will check to see if their is a binary.
> 
> At the command line, run:
> 
> echo $PATH
> 
> to see the path.
> 
> I'm not sure where OS X sets the PATH, but Linux systems normally set 
> them in /etc/profile. User-customisations should go in a shell rc file, 
> e.g. if you are using bash, edit ~/.bashrc.
> 
> To add additional paths to the PATH:
> 
> export $PATH=$PATH:/some/directory:/another/directory
> 
> 
> To replace the system path completely:
> 
> export $PATH=/some/directory:/another/directory
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Steven
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Jumping in here in an effort to be helpful…  OS-X no longer uses a .bashrc file (although it will recognize it).  The python path is set in  ~/.profile

-Bill


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