Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Jun 10 21:55:52 PDT 2009

On Jun 10, 2009, at 16:26, Thomas De Contes wrote:

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

Good idea, I have one of those too!

> 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)

I don't believe running ./configure will modify an existing  

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