macports owns my user folder in most of my backups

db iamsudo at
Sun Oct 15 21:53:21 UTC 2017

On 15 Oct 2017, at 23:16, Lenore Horner <LenoreHorner at> wrote:
> On Oct 15, 2017, at 03:28, db <iamsudo at> wrote:
>> Check this post for some background,
> Well that tells me what probably happened but unfortunately leaves me clueless about how to fix or get around the problem.  Is there a way to log onto my machine as the macports user so that my backup thinks I own the files?  Or is that user not going to be able to open folders owned by system?  At the moment, even using sudo from the command line will not let me see the contents of my backed-up user directories.


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