terminate installation by ctrl+C

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 13:18:44 PDT 2012

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 4:13 PM, Peng Yu <pengyu.ut at gmail.com> wrote:

> I started a 'port install' process, which takes long, and I want to
> terminate it by typing ctrl+C. Is it a safe operation? Or it is better
> to just wait to avoid corrupting macports? Thanks!

As long as it's not activating (or deactivating) a port it is safe; if it's
still building, or staging ("installing" to a working tree), it's safe.  If
you are not running in debugging mode, any activation / deactivation phases
are obviously announced; they can be buried in verbose output though.

> --
> Regards,
> Peng
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