Macports not working

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Fri Aug 5 07:43:04 PDT 2016

On Fri, Aug 5, 2016 at 5:25 AM, Ignatios Athanasiadis <ignathanas at>

> then I tried to make a shortcut for mysql that I installed using macports
> making a file .bash_profile in my root that in includes a piece of code
> PATH="/usr/local/mysql/bin:$PATH”
> as suggested in
> get-apache-mysql-php-and-phpmyadmin-working-on-osx-10-
> 11-el-capitan/#disqus_thread

That page appears to be assuming Homebrew or some other installation
method. MacPorts does not use /usr/local, it uses /opt/local. Also, because
multiple mysql versions may be installed concurrently, paths may differ for
direct access; you can use `port select` to make one directly available.

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