Conflict with /Applications/MacPorts when multiple MacPorts instances installed

J. Lewis Muir jlmuir at
Wed Jul 30 07:48:25 PDT 2008

On 7/30/08 10:36 AM, Joshua Root wrote:
> J. Lewis Muir wrote:
>> Activating python25 in a second MacPorts instance fails for me when my
>> first instance already contains an activated python25.
>> According to
>> I can install more than one MacPorts instance on the same host.
>> However, when I do this and then install bzr which installs python25 in
>> a second instance, I eventually get the following error output:
> <snip>
>> Is there a way around this?  Perhaps another configure option, similar
>> to the --with-tclpackage option, such as --with-apppackage is needed?  I
>> could then configure my development MacPorts install with something like
> The configure option you want is --with-applications-dir. A full list is
> available from './configure --help'.

Hmm...I did that before posting and didn't see the option.  I checked
again to make sure and it's not listed.  I'm using MacPorts 1.6.0.
Maybe it's in the latest MacPorts development branch?



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