phinze/homebrew-cask on the same system like MacPorts

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at
Thu Dec 19 10:19:14 PST 2013

On Dec 19, 2013, at 5:17 AM, Clemens Lang wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 08:52:52AM +0800, James Linder wrote:
>> I hate answers that are opinions without justifing
>> If you are aware and technical enough to avoid the pitfalls then it's
>> easy and works well
> It will be easier to avoid the pitfalls after the next MacPorts release
> (or now, when running trunk) by using trace mode (port -t ...) for
> everything. It does add a little performance overhead, but it
> effectively ensures a build doesn't see any files installed in
> /usr/local or any other non-standard location.
> I've been running this configuration for weeks for every installation
> and update I've attempted and it works pretty well for me.

Clemens: can trace mode be set in macports.conf?

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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