installing binary archives as non-root user

Ken Cunningham ken.cunningham.webuse at
Sat Nov 18 00:41:26 UTC 2017

On 2017-11-17, at 3:46 PM, bh wrote:

> I use macports as a non-root user, and am trying to find a way to still be
> able to install binary archives. 
> I got myself write-access to /opt folder, and so I can install many ports.
> However, I cannot get access to /Applications folder, and therefore, cannot
> install archives of certain ports like Python and Qt5, which write into
> /Applications/MacPorts folder.
> I did ofcourse change the applications_dir, and it works if I build from
> source, but I want to install binary. Is there a workaround for this? 



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