Migration Assistant moved MacPorts home directories

Mark Anderson emer at emer.net
Thu Mar 2 00:02:25 UTC 2017

Yeah, I've never used the migration assistant since it has always caused me
heartache, but I bet we have a lot of users that do. It's an interesting
case. We should at least come up with advice as to how to get rid of all
this crap and start fresh.

Mark E. Anderson <emer at emer.net>

On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 6:10 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org>

> > On Mar 1, 2017, at 17:09, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 12:54 AM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org>
> wrote:
> > I've just used Migration Assistant to migrate from one Sierra system to
> another. Since both systems are the same macOS version, I wasn't planning
> on following the Migration instructions in the wiki. (I was planning on
> rebuilding gmp, since I know it builds for a specific processor.) I ran
> into a problem that I haven't heard discussed before and I don't see
> addressed in the Migration instructions.
> >
> > Frankly, I'd consider this an example of why trying to shortcut around
> the Migration instructions is a bad idea.
> The migration instructions are for migrating from one CPU arch to another,
> or from one macOS version to another. Neither applies here.
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