dmg packages

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at
Fri Jun 1 10:24:35 PDT 2012

At 12:16 PM -0500 6/1/12, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>On Jun 1, 2012, at 09:35, Jeremy Lavergne wrote:
>>>  I guess the takeaway is to warn potential dmg users:  "If you use 
>>>MacPorts now, or think you might in the future, use it instead of 
>>>a dmg to install this software".
>>  Yes--unless you build those dmgs with a different prefix :-)
>Which, again, you absolutely should do. Please do not distribute 
>disk images that install things into /opt/local, or you may earn 
>yourself a place on our ProblemHotlist:

It almost sounds like a badge of honour!  ;)  Is the prefix one of 
those things that can be overriden on the command line? Something 
like 'sudo port mdmg myport prefix=/opt/myport'?


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