User configuration file

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Fri Aug 15 16:56:22 PDT 2008

On Aug 15, 2008, at 18:08, Adam Byrtek wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 12:52 AM, Ryan Schmidt  
> <ryandesign at> wrote:
>> The Guide doesn't even mention the possibility of a .macports  
>> directory in your home directory at all.
> I knew about this file from the manual page:
>      ~/.macports/macports.conf
>        User configuration file for the MacPorts system. It  
> overrides the
>        global macports.conf file.

On my system with MacPorts trunk, the FILES part of "man  
macports.conf" reads:

                 Standard system-wide MacPorts configuration file.

                 User-specific configuration override. This file, if  
                 will be used instead of the default file at $ 

Still, this should be in the Guide, since the Guide should contain  

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