Prevent MacPorts editing .bash_profile over and over again...

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Tue Mar 21 23:18:46 UTC 2017

On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 5:23 PM, Dave Horsfall <dave at> wrote:

> On Tue, 21 Mar 2017, Brandon Allbery wrote:
> > Never assume people will read instructions. How often do we get people
> > who cut and paste the boilerplate at the end of a failed build that
> > tells them to check the build log, and mail it here asking what they
> > should do?
> Which reminds me: would it be possible to symlink to the log file from
> somewhere in /tmp?  It's a real PITA doing a C&P with a path that wraps
> lines...  Yes, I'm an old fogey, and use 80 columns...

vim $(port logfile thePort)

brandon s allbery kf8nh                               sine nomine associates
allbery.b at                                  ballbery at
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