[rabbitmq-discuss] Error running rabbitmqctl

David Wragg david at rabbitmq.com
Thu Jun 24 17:57:40 BST 2010

Hi Russell,

Russell Borogove <russell at borogove.org> writes:
> On Jun 24, 2010, at 8:04 AM, David Wragg wrote:
>> I think the MACPORTS_PREFIX mentioned on the site is not a real
>> environment variable, but just an indication that you should insert your
>> macports installation location there (which is normally /opt/local)
> That's the impression I have as well, but I wouldn't stake real money on that.
> The Portfile refers to ${prefix} but that's something that's set in
> macports.conf, not in the larger environment.
> So I repeat my question -- does rabbit expect such an environment
> variable?

Rabbit does not look at MACPORTS_PREFIX.  As with other macports ports,
the rabbitmq-server portfile takes its prefix from the macports config.


David Wragg
Staff Engineer, RabbitMQ
SpringSource, a division of VMware

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