open-cobol update and destroot sandbox violations (was Re: Package open-cobol not working for me)

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Jul 29 22:54:44 PDT 2014

On Jul 29, 2014, at 11:38 AM, Eric Gallager <egall at> wrote:
> After seeing filed against open-cobol about this same issue, I decided to check up on the upstream bug I had filed that was blocking my update to version 2.0, and found that it had some new responses:
> Could someone who is more well-versed in the history of MacPorts help me to better explain to upstream why we install to a destroot and prevent writes outside of it?

The explanation you wrote in their ticket sounds pretty good to me!

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