transfer /opt/local to another machine

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Apr 13 03:46:08 PDT 2015

On Apr 13, 2015, at 5:44 AM, j. van den hoff wrote:
>>> for instance, right now I _do_ have 2 inactive ports (which, by the way, magically reappeared (were downloaded etc) during the `port installed activate' run of the migration procedure (specifically these two: llvm-3.5 @3.5.1_3 and  SuiteSparse @4.2.1_3+atlas+gcc48) -- no precise idea why this happens (in fact they were there inactive in the first place so I trashed them in the initial phase of the migration. that they "reappear" seems to indicate that they are required, despite being inactive??).
>> There is no "port installed activate"; that command doesn't make sense because "activate" is not a valid pseudoport name.
> sorry that was a typo: I meant `port installed active'

Ok. "port installed" is only informative. It shows you a list of installed ports. It does not install, uninstall, activate or deactivate any ports.

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