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Tuesday, 26 Mar, 2019

When you use bash as your shell, normally your .bash_profile is run once when you log in, and your .bashrc runs for every new shell. But using bash on macOS is a bit odd, because Terminal app will run .bash_profile every time you open a tab or window. 🤔 To make it act more normal on Mac, source your .bashrc from your .bash_profile, and put all your settings in .bashrc:

~ $> cat .bash_profile
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
   source ~/.bashrc

Also, as a matter of convention, chmod 700 those 2 files to make them accessible to your user only.

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