macports' hardlinks and time machine backups

Clemens Lang cal at
Sun Aug 13 16:46:36 UTC 2017


----- On 13 Aug, 2017, at 14:28, db iamsudo at wrote:

> I perchance stumbled upon this post [1] and couldn't find what's the actual
> state.
> In my system du reports ~8.8G for my prefix while Finder ~9.4.
> What's changed from then?

MacPorts no longer uses hardlinks. We now keep the pristine state in archives
in /opt/local/var/macports/software instead of hardlinking everything from

Clemens Lang

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