Migration Assistant moved MacPorts home directories

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Thu Mar 2 14:02:43 UTC 2017

On 2017-03-02 00:34, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 6:10 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org
> <mailto:ryandesign at macports.org>> wrote:
>     I'm not talking about an unusual case. I'm talking about the
>     completely normal case that I expect all users will undergo when
>     moving to a new computer: complete the setup assistant and use it to
>     transfer data from their old computer. If they accept the defaults
>     of that operation, as I did, they are left in the situation I am now
>     left in.
> But there's not a lot that MacPorts can do about Apple's defaults, and
> after the fact it's a bit difficult to try to undo the damage it does.

Of course we cannot change the Migration Assistant itself.

However, this observation probably means we are not using the right
naming convention or flags to exclude these accounts from a migration to
a new machine...


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