Beta Release

Paul Magrath pmagrath at
Wed Aug 13 07:53:48 PDT 2008

On 13 Aug 2008, at 09:13, Anders F Björklund <afb at> wrote:

> Paul Magrath wrote:
>> That is working okay for me now after a few small fixes. If you  
>> have a chance, checkout the new code from the svn and let me know  
>> if it works okay for you.
> Seems that the default Tcl location has a slight bug with DESTDIR,
> in that if you install like "make install DESTDIR=/tmp/mp" then
> it will put the files in "/tmp/mp~afb/Library/Tcl" instead of in
> "/tmp/mp/Users/afb/Library/Tcl" like it was supposed to do...

Can you describe in detail how to reproduce the bug please?
> Other than that little problem (not likely to affect everyone),
> it seemed to install and work fine from ~afb/.macports/opt now.

Good to hear! :)

> Not sure why installing ports requires root privileges, though ?
> Seemed to work just fine with install.asroot=no for most ports...

This was just me erring on the conservative side. I think I might  
finetune that behavior a bit.

Thanks again for being a willing guinea pig!


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