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The MacBook Pro I just bought uses .bash_profile instead of .profile

Hi, this is with reference to the help article on npm permissions for the Mac found on

The MacBook Pro which I just bought, uses ~/.bash_profile instead of ~/.profile which is also to be created in the root directory.

Do put a caveat on the liner which mentions ~/.profile that the latest Mac uses .bash_profile instead of .profile, thanks!

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