What has MacPorts Installed for py27-iPython?

Jamie Paul Griffin jimpaulgriffin at gmail.com
Sat Jul 7 11:37:38 PDT 2012

On Sat, Jul 07, 2012 at 10:19:28AM -0400, Arno Hautala wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 7, 2012 at 9:57 AM, Jamie Paul Griffin
> <jimpaulgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I experienced a similar issue when I installed pyzor (not from Macports
> > but build manually using the Macports installed python2.7) and the
> > binary pyzord was installed in:
> >
> >     /opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/bin/pyzord
> >
> > You can just use a symlink to the binary into a directory in your path;
> > /opt/local/bin for example.
> It's probably not a good idea to put anything in /opt/local/bin
> If you link it as bin/pyzord, for example, and that port later starts
> linking into bin on it's own, you'll receive an activation error, and
> you'll most likely have forgotten that you linked it yourself and not
> understand the error. (apologies for any assumptions about your
> technical memory skills)
> It might be better to link into ~/local/bin or somewhere else that's
> completely under your control.

It wasn't a port though, I built pyzor from source only I used the port
built python2.7 to build it so I can't forsee any issues there but it's a good point
to remember none the less. Maybe i'm wrong, though?


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