gv and ghostscript

Bradley Giesbrecht brad at pixilla.com
Tue Apr 27 09:17:21 PDT 2010

On Apr 27, 2010, at 9:15 AM, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:

> On Apr 27, 2010, at 8:13 AM, John B Brown wrote:
>> Might you explain exactly what /usr/local has to do with /opt/ 
>> local. Because all activity for port takes place under /opt/local  
>> what does having applications in /usr/local do that would interfere  
>> with port when a properly set up PATH is in operation?
> One reason is that some sources are hard coded to look in /usr/local.
>> /usr/local is helpful for such utilities as a proper updatedb and  
>> locate because the ones Apple sends is about as lame as can be. Is  
>> Macports another Apple exclusionary software system?
> Maybe this port gets you part of what you want.
> port info findutiles

Typo :)
port info findutils

> If there are software titles not in macports that you desire file a  
> ticket requesting they be added, or better yet create the port and  
> contribute. Portfiles are normally not very difficult to create.
> http://guide.macports.org/#development.creating-portfile

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