Macports processes never go away

Lawrence Velázquez larryv at
Fri Nov 18 21:23:14 CET 2016

> On Nov 18, 2016, at 11:55 AM, Michael <keybounce at> wrote:
> I've noticed that some processes for user Macports never go away.
> Specifically, a distnoted and cfprefsd. And while they are around,
> there's a launchd that sits until reboot as well.
> Is there anything that can be done about this, or is this just
> a side-effect of Mac OS that a user never completely logs out?

Processes can be run as a particular user without that user being logged


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