how to change encfs installation script to skip macfuse

seron mirimiri66 at
Wed Mar 16 14:33:48 PDT 2011

Dan Ports-6 wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 05:43:32AM -0700, seron wrote:
>> When I try to install encfs it fails to install macfuse (2.0.3) as I have
>> a
>> newer version (2.1.7) installed from the official site. Other software
>> depends on 2.1.7 so uninstalling it is not an option. So what I was
>> thinking
>> was to edit the macports script for installing encfs to skip macfuse and
>> hopefully use the one already installed. How could I accomplish this and
>> also keep the script from being overwritten when the macports install
>> script
>> library is refreshed?
> And in the interest of actually answering your original question, it
> might be possible to just edit the portfile for encfs and remove
> port:macfuse from the depends_lib line.
> I haven't tried this, so I don't know if it would work, but there's a
> decent chance it will. It's not supported, for the usual reasons:

Thanks. I will look into that. I do this sometimes in gentoo but never did
it in macports.
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