What is the macports user doing?
chiggsy at lazyweb.ca
Fri Aug 5 12:59:38 PDT 2011
macports 2258 0.0 0.0 2448048 1148 ?? S 12:01pm
0:00.01 /usr/sbin/distnoted agent
What is this process and why is the macports user running it?
DISTNOTED(8) BSD System Manager's Manual DISTNOTED(8)
distnoted -- distributed notification server
distnoted provides distributed notification services.
There are no configuration options to distnoted. Users should
not run distnoted manually.
xpcservice.plist -- XPC Service configuration keys and values
This document describes the keys-value pairs which configure an
XPC Service. An XPC Service is a process which implments the server-
side of an XPC connection. The service program is conntained
insided a Mac OS X bundle. The bundle contains an Info.plist. The
Service configuration settings are specified by keys and values
defined in a dictionary included within the Info.plist.
So, why is the macports user running such things?
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