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

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Apr 6 02:37:37 PDT 2009

On Apr 3, 2009, at 21:13, Allen McBride wrote:

> I wanted to see if I could figure out what this "port mdmg" stuff  
> is all about, so I tried to follow some advice Rainer gave me a  
> month ago: I downloaded the MacPorts tarball, then did the following:
> 1) Temporarily removed /opt/local/bin and /opt/local/sbin from my  
> path (I made this step up because, when I tried it without doing  
> this first, I got an error during configuration about not having  
> tcl threads).

Just to comment on this one bit: My "build MacPorts" script also  
clears the MacPorts prefix out of the PATH before building for this  
reason, so you're not alone.

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