How to remove ALL ports?
bengt.nilsson11 at spray.se
Wed Sep 27 08:58:59 PDT 2006
27 sep 2006 kl. 17.56 skrev Ryan Schmidt:
> On Sep 26, 2006, at 12:25, Bengt Nilsson wrote:
>> 26 sep 2006 kl. 12.11 skrev Marc André Selig:
>>> On 26.09.2006, at 08:56, Bengt Nilsson wrote:
>>>> My port system seems to be genuinely corrupt on all levels.
>>>> Is there any simple way to remove ALL ports, including port
>>>> itself, and do it all over?
>>> Unless you've been manually installing things into /opt:
>> Yes, I have some other stuff on /opt/local. I thought this was the
>> MacOSX (and Linux?) standard for non-system add-ons, and not
>> dedicated to macports only.
>> Whenever I have installed opensource I have directed it to /opt/
>> local rather than /usr/local.
> /opt/local should be considered to be dedicated to MacPorts.
> MacPorts assumes it has complete control of this directory and its
> contents. When I manually compile software for Mac OS X, I put it
> in /usr/local. (I know of no reason not to do so.)
Thanks for clarifying this. I will adhere to the rules from now on.
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