A 1.4 release

Mark Duling mark.duling at biola.edu
Tue Mar 6 23:59:40 PST 2007

Juan Manuel Palacios <jmpp at macports.org> on Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at 4:31
PM -0800 wrote:
>> Say, what do you think about this?
>> http://trac.macosforge.org/projects/macports/ticket/7534
>> I would say modifying the .dmg installer isn't worth it and installing
>> MacPorts into other than /opt/local ought to require a source install. 
>>  If
>> you agree, I can add a link for installing MacPorts from source on the
>> Wiki after 1.4 comes out and close the ticket.
>> Mark
>	I closed that ticket marking it as "wontfix", the dmg should be kept 
>as a one click solution for those accepting the default configuration. 

I agree.  The updated ReadMe now reenforces this view.  To intall to other
than /opt/lcoal use a source install.
>I'd love it if you could write the Wiki entry on installing from 
>source, the installation section we had back on OpenDarwin (which I 
>liked quite a bit, we could mimic it) is completely gone, I think, and 
>we have nothing to offer to unacquainted newcomers.

I want to do that too.  Hopefully soon.


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