Can some ports install config files inside '/usr/local/etc'?

Ralph Seichter ralph at
Sat Dec 11 05:43:17 UTC 2021

* fgyamauti:

> Apparently some ports that I've installed are making directories
> inside '/usr/local/etc' with example configuration files.

That seems unlikely. Have you perhaps installed both MacPorts and
Homebrew on your Mac? AFAIK, Homebrew uses /usr/local/* to store its
installation files.


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