NO BUG - Make bad path message in bootstrap more clear
authorGregory Szorc <>
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:43:38 -0800
changeset 157014 bdde67dc0f1b47794f3fe44cdf265876d7ed8aa7
parent 157013 0752cf4780e0b726a238607d8c1135a1cf176875
child 157015 a8769cefb47854b57b57dd2e71f58c32307e1b69
push id270
push dateThu, 06 Mar 2014 09:24:21 +0000
NO BUG - Make bad path message in bootstrap more clear DONTBUILD (NPOTB)
--- a/python/mozboot/mozboot/
+++ b/python/mozboot/mozboot/
@@ -145,20 +145,23 @@ manager binary. e.g.
 Your environment's PATH variable lists a system path directory (%s)
 before the path to your package manager's binaries (%s).
 This means that the package manager's binaries likely won't be
 detected properly.
-Please modify your shell's configuration (e.g. ~/.bash_profile) to
-have %s appear in $PATH before %s. e.g.
+Modify your shell's configuration (e.g. ~/.profile or
+~/.bash_profile) to have %s appear in $PATH before %s. e.g.
     export PATH=%s:$PATH
+Once this is done, start a new shell (likely Command+T) and run
+this bootstrap again.
 class OSXBootstrapper(BaseBootstrapper):
     def __init__(self, version):
         self.os_version = StrictVersion(version)