new setuid error

Puneet Kishor punk.kish at
Sun Aug 12 12:49:06 PDT 2012

On Aug 12, 2012, at 1:36 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:

> On Aug 12, 2012, at 13:28, Chris Jones <jonesc at> wrote:
>>>> $sudo port selfupdate
>>>> dyld: DYLD_ environment variables being ignored because main executable (/usr/bin/sudo) is setuid or setgid
>>> This message lets you know that you have set DYLD_ environment variables, and that they are being ignored. It's usually an error to set DYLD_ environment variables at all anyway, so you might want to consider removing them from your environment.
>> This is a new 'feature' in 10.8, and is printed even if the user doesn't have any DYLB_<X> environment variables. I don't, and I also get this message. A bit annoying. Hopefully Apple will address it in a future update.
> Are you sure? What's the output of:
> env | grep DY
> I am on Mountain Lion and I don't see this warning, nor have I heard anyone else report it.

I agree with Ryan. I had a DYLD_ var set in my.bashrc. I commented it out, and I no longer get the message.

Also, installing command line tools from Xcode 4.4 prefs, and macports works fine now.

Thanks all,

Puneet Kishor

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