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added instructions for Mac Ports users to the readme

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@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ porting ZFS.
## Prerequisites
-You should have [git][git] and [mercurial][hg] before proceeding.
+You should have [git][git], [mercurial][hg] and the [mercurial convert extension][hgconvert] before proceeding. If you use mac ports read the Mac Ports Caveats section
## First-time Initialization
@@ -16,6 +16,11 @@ First, make sure you've got the hg fast-export submodules:
git submodule init
git submodule update
+in ~/.hgrc add:
+ [extensions]
+ hgext.convert=
## Cloning OpenSolaris
Get a local clone of OpenSolaris using the `clone-repo` command.
@@ -45,5 +50,16 @@ that has all of the stuff you need and nothing you don't.
This step takes about an hour on my macbook pro.
+## Mac Ports Caveat
+If you installed Mercurial with Mac Ports you will have to change the following:
+in fast-export/ the first line to:
+ #!/usr/bin/env /opt/local/bin/python

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