Creating the macports user

Kendall Shaw at
Thu Mar 3 13:02:48 PST 2016

I also installed Xcode and it’s command line tools and it’s the macos version and the same architecture

But, I think I’ll just follow the procedure you site there. Thanks.


From: Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at<mailto:allbery.b at>>
Date: Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 12:58 PM
To: Kendall Shaw < at< at>>
Cc: "macports-users at<mailto:macports-users at>" <macports-users at<mailto:macports-users at>>
Subject: Re: Creating the macports user

On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 3:56 PM, Kendall Shaw < at< at>> wrote:
I copied macports files from a hard drive onto a new mac. It’s been a while but I think I just copied /opt/local.

That's far from sufficient. Other things you would be missing include startupitems for installed ports, native apps (which are under /Applications/MacPorts), etc. See

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