installed second MacPorts copy, now can't see installed ports

Allen McBride allencmcbride at
Sun Apr 5 12:25:29 PDT 2009

Thanks, this is helpful.  I didn't even know about hostname.


On Apr 5, 2009, at 6:08 AM, Rainer Müller wrote:

> On 2009-04-04 06:33, Allen McBride wrote:
>> Maybe, but I dunno... the timing and uniqueness of it make me suspect
>> it has something to do with installing MP from source... but I'm not
>> going to worry about it.  Googling "Macintosh-2" doesn't reveal any
>> discussion of the subject, but it does show that other people have  
>> the
>> same thing in their prompt, and they don't seem worried. :-)
> Bash displays your hostname there. You can set it in the System
> Preferences on the Sharing pref pane or using hostname(1). It also
> happened to me that the hostname was changed unintended, probably by a
> DHCP request.
> Rainer

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