MacPorts .mp_* files
ryandesign at macports.org
Mon Jun 15 03:41:41 PDT 2009
On Jun 15, 2009, at 04:55, Wouter Eerdekens wrote:
> While browsing my MacPorts tree in /opt/local, I found a lot of files
> with an .mp_* extension.
> What are these? I can only
> assume they're some kind of backup (made during an upgrade of a
> certain port?)
> Are these files safe to delete blindly, and why are they there in the
> first place?
When you use the -f flag to force a port install because some files
were in the way, the files that were in the way get renamed with
a .mp_* extension. You're probably safe deleting these files.
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