Time Machine restore

Mark Brethen mark.brethen at gmail.com
Sat Mar 5 17:47:14 PST 2016

> On Mar 5, 2016, at 7:38 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 5, 2016 at 8:35 PM, Mark Brethen <mark.brethen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had my hard drive wiped with a clean install of El Capitan. I noticed in the Time Machine checklist a MacPorts item with a message that MacPorts Home would moved to my user (size was zero kb). What is this and do I need to re-install macports? port command seems to work fine and I did not change operating systems.
> MacPorts sets up a non-GUI user that it does builds under (instead of doing them as root). Apparently Time Machine doesn't like this and wants to make it match your user,
> I would skip that part of it and reinstall MacPorts to make sure the user is set up properly. I don't know offhand if TM will restore things like launchd plists properly, or if you should follow Migration to make sure installed ports haven't lost anything.
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Does that include all of the ports I have installed?


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