Zfs & MacPorts

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Sun Sep 28 06:02:17 PDT 2008

Charles Darwin wrote:
> As of now it is not possible to boot from zfs so I thought if I have  
> something like grep (OK, bad example) installed through ports that  
> might cause problem during the start up since it's part of Darwin.
> Then I guess my question is; is any part of Darwin (except of course  
> xnu) involved in startup process and/or does it matter if they do?

No part of MacPorts is involved in booting. MacPorts is only used in
your shell if you exported PATH in your .profile.


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