Issues Installing Macports

Chris Jones ipv6freely at
Fri Sep 23 11:36:50 PDT 2011

Thanks guys, I set my PATH variable manually, and also renamed
"Macintosh HD" to "Storage" (and updated my OSX user account to point
to the new home dir path), so that I won't have issues in the future.

Everything working great now. Thanks for the help Dominik, Ryan and Rainer :)

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 8:31 AM, Rainer Müller <raimue at> wrote:
> On 09/23/2011 07:29 AM, Dominik Reichardt wrote:
>> I could be wrong but that setup sounds as if it is the SSD + hd iMac
>> setup. If it is more and more people will eventually show up with
>> that. I wonder why the full path to the home directory is being used
>> and not the short way of ~ (though I'm sure there is a good reason
>> why ;)).
> ~ is only a special character in your shell and it is expanded before being
> passed to the actual command. This is just an abbreviation for the $HOME
> variable in the shell and not recognized by system calls.
> Rainer
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