Installing without root privileges: what about /Applications/MacPorts?
williams at astro.ox.ac.uk
Tue Sep 16 07:39:08 PDT 2008
On 12 Sep 2008, at 22:07, Bryan Blackburn wrote:
>> Is there any way to change this directory to, say, ~/Applications/
>> MacPorts or is it hard-coded?
> Which source-based install are you using? Running off trunk allows
> you to
> change the location of the Applications and Frameworks install
> locations by
> editing etc/macports/macports.conf and setting:
> applications_dir /path/to/Applications
> frameworks_dir /path/to/Library/Frameworks
> If you're running from 1.6 source, then you can't do this...Also
> note that
> the GSoC stuff you were looking into is on its own branch still, not
> on the
Forgive my ignorance, but if I installed from 1.6 source and then ran
"port -v selfupdate" am I still running from 1.6 or am I on trunk?
How does the --with-applications-dir ./configure option that Ryan
mentions interest with this macports.conf option? Do I need both?
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