de/activate and Time Machine

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at
Thu Apr 28 08:42:53 PDT 2016

> On Apr 28, 2016, at 12:35 AM, René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at> wrote:
> On Wednesday April 27 2016 23:10:20 Brandon Allbery wrote:
>> I was apparently headed into a brainfog when I wrote that.. recovered today
> Heh, why do I seem to relate ... :)
>> backup, found that there were port components not under /opt/local missing
>> (notably the symlinks into launchd's directories), and a
>> deactivate/reactivate fixed.
> That also sounds familiar in the sense of been there, done that.
> Good, so it should indeed be possible to come up with a script or the like that sets up Time Machine to do only an "economic" kind of backing up of ${prefix}. Supposing that all ports that do use site-specific configuration files store those files under etc/ .

Apache2 (2.2) stores files in prefix/apache2. Apache24-devel (2.4) fixes that.

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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