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Darwinports question

I installed darwinports in X11 under mac OSX 10.4.11. I can install ports through the terminal from darwinports alright. It install all of it's files in
/opt/local. I downloaded a source tarball of an addon to sawfish, when I configure the install. what do I use to show the path as /opt/local. Also do I put addons or themes into the /opt/local/bin directory, s different directory or do I create my own directory?

Thanks for any help to a newbie!Smilie
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