pre-pending of PATH by macports: normal conflicts?

Brian Barnes bcbarnes at
Wed Feb 13 16:57:39 PST 2008

On Feb 13, 2008, at 3:16 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> It is usually desired that things installed with MacPorts should  
> replace things provided by the OS, because usually the thing you  
> install with MacPorts is a newer version of the thing provided by  
> the OS. It is unfortunate that openmotif apparently provides a  
> binary of the same name as a system binary but with a totally  
> different purpose. Perhaps you could convince the developers of  
> openmotif, or the maintainer of the openmotif port, to install this  
> binary under a different name instead.

This is now ticket #14313.


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