Thomas De Contes d.l.tDeContes at
Wed Jun 10 14:26:39 PDT 2009

Le 30 mai 09 à 20:49, Ryan Schmidt a écrit :

> On May 30, 2009, at 08:47, Thomas De Contes wrote:
>> Le 2 mai 09 à 21:57, Joshua Root a écrit :
>>> Thomas De Contes wrote:
>>>> is there a way to set an other path than /Applications/MacPorts  
>>>> please ?
>>>> like with "./configure --prefix="
>>> If you run `./configure --help` you will see the --with- 
>>> applications-dir
>>> option.
>> thank you :-)
>> i find help not explicit enough, about what each option is used for
> You can also read the Guide:

thank you :-)

>> i can't confirm that it works,

it works fine :-))

>> because it tries to Activate the aleady compiled python25, despite  
>> the fact that i recompiled MacPorts with differents options
> Then you will need to uninstall that python25 and recompile it.
> Note that you don't need to recompile MacPorts to change  
> applications_dir or most of the other variables. All it does when  
> you use --with-applications-dir is that it writes the value of that  
> argument to the macports.conf file. So you can edit that file  
> yourself later to change the values.

ok, thank you :-)

but i want to maintain a script which is able to install MacPorts or  
update it, according to that which it needs

well, is it possible to update macports.conf with ./configure (except  
deleting it) ?
i looked at "./configure --help" but i didn't find anything (but i  
don't know it very well)

>> on top of that, it don't want to recompile python25 even if i do  
>> "port clean python25" before !
>> what should i do ?
> Since the port is already installed (though not activated), you  
> need to uninstall it in order to get it to recompile.

thank you :-)

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