Looking for a clue... where do I start if I want to contribute a patch to a broken port?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Sep 13 19:43:33 PDT 2013

On Sep 13, 2013, at 11:20, Sterling Smith wrote:

> I found that the instructions for using a local repository were useful:
> http://guide.macports.org/#development.local-repositories
> The one sticking point is that with a usual installation of MacPorts, I had to put my local ports into a different directory than indicated (something about permissions problems).  I put them in /usr/local/ports/.

Yes. I think those instructions have not yet been updated after the privilege-dropping code was merged into base some versions ago.

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