binutils warning

db iamsudo at
Sat Apr 22 12:28:57 UTC 2017

I thought of upgrading strings and found it in binutils. During installation a warning showed which doesn't seem to hold true at least from inspecting the contents tracked by port command, and the notes advise to uninstall it. It has no maintainer. Any ideas?

[test/Desktop] > install binutils
--->  Computing dependencies for binutils
--->  Fetching distfiles for binutils
--->  Attempting to fetch binutils-2.28.tar.bz2 from
--->  Verifying checksums for binutils
--->  Extracting binutils
--->  Configuring binutils
--->  Building binutils
--->  Staging binutils into destroot
Warning: binutils installs files outside the common directory structure.
--->  Installing binutils @2.28_0
--->  Activating binutils @2.28_0
--->  Cleaning binutils
--->  Updating database of binaries
--->  Scanning binaries for linking errors
--->  No broken files found.       
--->  Some of the ports you installed have notes:
  binutils has the following notes:
    Having binutils installed will cause some other ports to fail to build. Consider uninstalling binutils.
[test/Desktop] > 

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