Need help with Portfile

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Dec 9 06:06:47 PST 2014

On Dec 9, 2014, at 8:03 AM, Behrang Saeedzadeh wrote:

> I did invoke the port with "sudo", but somehow didn't get passed to the system command. 

That is correct. MacPorts drops privileges to the unprivileged "macports" user to prevent portfiles from doing things to areas of the disk they're not supposed to be touching. This can be bypassed by individual ports, but most of the time that's not the best thing to do.

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