Trouble Installing Mplayer

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed May 13 01:53:39 PDT 2009

On May 12, 2009, at 22:40, EmmGunn wrote:

> I just know some of the basics of UNIX but isn't the usr/local/  
> directory for user installed stuff.  Why would the perl installer  
> be looking in there for anything?

gcc, the compiler most all ports use, automatically looks in /usr/ 
local. We do not want it to do this but we do not know how to  
reliably tell it not to do this. Therefore we can only require you to  
ensure you have nothing there while using MacPorts.

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