Coreutils will not install with default names

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Fri Jun 24 09:30:08 PDT 2011

On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 12:19, Nathan Farrar <nathan.farrar at> wrote:
> Hello All,
> I'm attempting to set up a new macports environment this AM and coreutils
> will not install with default names.  I'm using the following command, which
> as worked for me in the past:
> sudo port install coreutils +with_default_names
> ... coreutils installed without failure, but with 'g' prefixed to the front
> of all the binaries.  Any idea how I can resolve this?

Get used to it, or build your own symlink tree with your preferred
names.  +with_default_names was removed because it caused too many

for some of the problems that it caused)

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