Apps installed via MacPort conflict with builtin apps?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by hzxu, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. hzxu macrumors regular

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    #1
    For some reason I have to install some applications via MacPort, such like ImageMagick, however, I saw other applications(e.g. vi, vim, etc) also available via macport, there are already built-in programs like vi, if I install something via macport which are already built-in, will there be any problem or the newer ones just overwrite old ones?

    Thanks a lot!
     
  2. MacUser2525 macrumors 68000

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    #2
    They install in a completely different path so no conflict or no overwriting of original ones both versions will be on the system.
     

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