Installing Bash4

A new macbook pro comes installed with bash version 3. I needed to install bash 4 to be able to use the bash debug vs code extension. To do this run

brew install bash

once its done you will need to edit /etc/shells file so that it looks like following:

WITSC02X6385JGH:temp sjain68$ cat /etc/shells

# List of acceptable shells for chpass(1).

# Ftpd will not allow users to connect who are not using

# one of these shells.

# 4.x of bash


# 3.x of bash






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