[Pythonmac-SIG] Altering .profile during installation--a question
bob at redivi.com
Thu Jun 22 23:50:33 CEST 2006
On Jun 22, 2006, at 2:39 PM, Russell E. Owen wrote:
> As was recently discussed the 2.5b1 installer modifies .profile to put
> the framework python's bin directory on the path.
> But...what happens if one runs the installer again, or installs a
> python. Does it somehow realize modification has already been done and
> need not be done again?
> If it realizes the modification has been done, how does it do that?
> (In particular, I have my .bash_profile put the following on my PATH:
> Will the installer see that on PATH and realize I don't need .profile
> mucked with?)
I think it may add it again, but that's harmless.
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