User configuration file

Adam Byrtek adambyrtek at
Sun Aug 17 13:05:41 PDT 2008

On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 1:59 AM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
> It seems like a good idea to me. At least a ticket should be filed for this
> enhancement.

Done, actually this was easier than I thought. Please review the patch attached:

> Of course, we also have the problem that once a conf file is installed by
> MacPorts, it's never touched or upgraded again, even if a new conf file
> would contain new options that aren't in the conf file already on the user's
> system. I guess that's a separate issue.

Definitely a separate issue, sounds like a job for selfupdate? BTW
Debian has a nice way to handle changes in configuration files.


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