remove existing applications?

John Korchok jkorchok at
Fri Aug 22 17:15:56 PDT 2008

You don't have to remove anything. The MacPorts versions are separate from
the others you may or may not have installed and you can use them
independently. By the same token, all the software that you want to use with
MacPorts MySQL should also be installed with MacPorts: Apache, PHP, ruby,

John Korchok 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: macports-users-bounces at 
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> Behalf Of RailsFid
> Sent: Friday, August 22, 2008 7:26 PM
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> Subject: remove existing applications?
> I am new to MacPort and just installed it. But I haven't 
> tried to download any applications yet. I have installed 
> MacPort because I was having  trouble installing MySQL and 
> got fed up with it. My question
> is: Do I need to remove mysql, ruby, rails and any other 
> applications FIRST that I now want to start installing with MacPort?
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