> 
> --->  Computing dependencies for gdbm
> --->  Fetching distfiles for gdbm
> --->  Verifying checksums for gdbm
> --->  Extracting gdbm
> --->  Applying patches to gdbm
> --->  Configuring gdbm
> Error: Failed to configure gdbm, consult 
> /opt/local/var/macports/build/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_databases_gdbm/gdbm/work/gdbm-1.18.1/config.log
> Error: Failed to configure gdbm: configure failure: command execution failed
> Error: See 
> /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_databases_gdbm/gdbm/main.log
>  for details.
> Error: rev-upgrade failed: Error rebuilding gdbm
> Error: Follow https://guide.macports.org/#project.tickets 
> <https://guide.macports.org/#project.tickets> to report a bug.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------‚Äč
> 
> It all leads me nowhere. Was it a mistake to upgrade to macOS 1014 for this 
> MacBook? It all worked nicely before with the Fortran compiler g95. However, 
> that does not work anymore with the new system, so I had to download gcc9. 
> Gave me this enormous sequence of errors which I do not know how to fix. I 
> will greatly appreciate assistance on this. 

gcc9 works just fine on 10.14 so whatever you did to get into the state above, 
it is not normal. 

A few comments.

- Did you *really* correctly follow the migration instructions at

https://trac.macports.org/wiki/Migration 
<https://trac.macports.org/wiki/Migration>

? 

as I am not sure how you could get into such a mess if you had. Did you really 
remove *all* ports in order to reinstall them ?

- When you get errors like those above, you have to look into the log file that 
is referenced. e.g.

> Error: Failed to configure gdbm, consult 
> /opt/local/var/macports/build/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_databases_gdbm/gdbm/work/gdbm-1.18.1/config.log

so, what does that log say ?

Honestly, the simplest solution might be to start again, as if you are doing an 
OS migration. So follow the instructions above, making sure to remove 
everything.

I would also suggest *not* just blinding reinstalling everything you previously 
had, so once you get to a point where you have an empty vanilla MacPOrts 
installation, please just run

> sudo port sync
> sudo port install gcc9

that, should work just fine. Then you can go from there adding what else you 
want.

Chris

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