Here one such example : […] ---> Installing py36-six @1.11.0_0 ---> Activating py36-six @1.11.0_0 Error: Failed to activate py36-six: Image error: /opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.6/lib/python3.6/site-packages/__pycache__/six.cpython-36.pyc already exists and does not belong to a registered port. Unable to activate port py36-six. Use 'port -f activate py36-six' to force the activation. Error: See /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_python_py-six/py36-six/main.log for details. Error: Problem while installing py36-six Error: Follow https://guide.macports.org/#project.tickets to report a bug.
[…] sudo port -f activate py36-six ---> Computing dependencies for py36-six ---> Activating py36-six @1.11.0_0 Warning: File /opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.6/lib/python3.6/site-packages/__pycache__/six.cpython-36.pyc already exists. Moving to: /opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.6/lib/python3.6/site-packages/__pycache__/six.cpython-36.pyc.mp_1523883488. ---> Cleaning py36-six and then I relaunch upgrade outdated… L. > Le 16 avr. 2018 à 15:14, Chris Jones <jon...@hep.phy.cam.ac.uk> a écrit : > > > Please post examples of the warning/error messages you are getting... > > On 16/04/18 14:12, pagani laurent via macports-users wrote: >> Hi all, >> I just moved to the new 2.4.3 by running port selfupdate and tried to >> follow-up with a port upgrade outdated but it keeps stumbling on many ports >> claiming they were installed by third parties. Which is not the case and I >> did not uninstall Port either. So I don’t know why the upgrade keeps >> stumbling. >> I can force the activation and restart the upgrade but it repeatedly >> stumble, so this becomes tiresome. >> The webpage suggests to uninstall everything and reinstall them but this >> seems a bit violent with the risk to forget a number of packages. Can’t we >> just tell Macports to force installation each time it is needed ? >> Laurent >> There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what >> the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be >> replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another >> theory which states that this has already happened. >> Douglas Adams