Can not remove the new MacPorts Mojave package

Dr M J Carter Martin.Carter at
Mon Nov 12 09:53:19 UTC 2018

On Fri, Nov 09, 2018 at 01:01:42PM -0500, Bill Cole wrote:
> Those imply protection by Apple's SIP *or* BSD file flags.

That's my suspicion too.

> What does 'ls -lORa /opt/local/var/macports/home/' tell you about flags?
> (the field after the group, will be '-' if no flags are set.)

Absolutely nothing (for completeness, no hard links).  Adding the '@'
flag shows ~macports's parent (/opt/local/var/macports) has extended
attribute info " 32" fwiw, but that's set in 10.13
as well, so that's probably an infrared herring.

Dr Martin J Carter
Computer System Administrator
Astrophysics, University of Oxford

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