Zfs & MacPorts

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Sun Sep 28 05:33:23 PDT 2008

Charles Darwin wrote:
> Hi all,
> Is it possible to install ports on a zfs formatted volume?

Can't think of a reason why it should not be possible.

> and if so,  
> what is the proper way of doing it? Would ´PATH=/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/ 
> usr/sbin ./configure --enable-readline --prefix=path/to/zfs/some/dir/ 
> opt´ do it?

If this is the only install of MacPorts on this Mac this will work. It
will install the MacPorts Tcl package to /Library/Tcl.
But you can also specify another location in order to have everything on
one filesystem, for example:


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