MacPorts is hijacking account on MacOSXServer

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Aug 1 18:49:25 PDT 2011

On Jul 28, 2011, at 12:50, kevin beckford wrote:

>> I am not familiar with "mobile accounts".
> You should familiarize yourself with the operating system you are
> tasked with writing software on in that case.  Or, say "We did not
> bother to do our homework, don't use our stuff." You said the same
> thing about git.  Ignorance is hardly becoming.

Sadly, I don't know everything about everything.

>>> Also I do not understand why the '/opt' directory is not now owned by
>>> the 'macports:staff' user
>> The MacPorts prefix is /opt/local, not /opt.
> Good thing somebody else answered this question eh?  Wow.

I did not know the answer to the specific question, so I provided an answer I did know.

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