livecheck my ports (was: Re: universal syntax like livecheck?)

Vincent Lefevre vincent-opdarw at
Fri Jun 15 07:28:53 PDT 2007

On 2007-06-14 03:29:28 -0500, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> $ port livecheck maintainer:ryandesign
> Error: Unable to execute port: 
> /opt/local/var/db/dports/build/_Users_rschmidt_macports_dports_graphics_ImageMagick/work/.darwinports.ImageMagick.state 
> is not writable - check permission on port directory
> It's non-intuitive that it would have to write anything to disk when all 
> I'm asking it to do is check the contents of some remote web sites.

I suppose that it's for a cache. I wonder if there shouldn't be a
macports group so that regular users could be added to this group
and no longer need to sudo.

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