MacPorts 2.0.0-beta1 now available for testing

Joshua Root jmr at
Sat Jun 25 14:17:30 PDT 2011

On 2011-6-26 07:13 , Scott Webster wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 2:07 PM, Bradley Giesbrecht
> <pixilla at <mailto:pixilla at>> wrote:
>     Ok, so I thought I would create a disk image and install MacPorts
>     there but the installer refuses with "MacPorts-2.0.0-beta1 can't be
>     installed on this disk. You can only install this software on the
>     disk that is running Mac OS X".
>     Is there ever a situation where the "Change Install Location..."
>     button is useful?
> If you have multiple volumes with Mac OS X on them?  Or if you have to
> install in the same volume you are currently running then the button
> seems pointless...

We have to install on the boot disk because /Volumes/something/opt/local
is not the same as /opt/local. We set the appropriate flags to let
Installer know this. I don't know why it bothers displaying the button
to change the install location when it knows you can't.

- Josh

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