MacPorts OS X 10.6.2 install problem

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Feb 24 21:26:22 PST 2010

On Feb 24, 2010, at 22:32, Ian Roache wrote:

>> cd /opt/local/etc/macports
>> sudo cp macports.conf.default macports.conf
>> sudo cp sources.conf.default sources.conf
>> sudo cp variants.conf.default variants.conf
> I've copied a set of the default files into a working directory for reference

Ok, but you don't really need to; they'll stay right where MacPorts installed them in /opt/local/etc/macports and you can refer to them there.

> but using the sudo cp command as suggested returns:
> Password:
> usage: cp [-R [-H | -L | -P]] [-fi | -n] [-apvX] source_file target_file
>       cp [-R [-H | -L | -P]] [-fi | -n] [-apvX] source_file ... target_directory

It doesn't sound like you used the commands I showed above. What exactly did you type?

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