Thanks Ryan. I have reactivated boost.
The config log is here: https://pastebin.com/VdiZHn4k <https://pastebin.com/VdiZHn4k> Mike > On Nov 6, 2019, at 12:30, Ryan Schmidt <ryandes...@macports.org> wrote: > > > > On Nov 5, 2019, at 19:39, Michael Newman wrote: > >> Maybe I’m just not smart enough to play with MacPorts…. > > Normally things work pretty well. Sometimes you'll encounter errors. > Unfortunately we'll have to deal with them on a case by case basis! > > >> This on an iMac still running Mojave. >> >> This morning I did selfupdate and upgrade outdated with the following result: >> >> Error: mysql57 cannot be built while boost is active. >> Error: Please forcibly deactivate boost, e.g. by running: >> Error: >> Error: sudo port -f deactivate boost >> Error: >> Error: Then try again. You can reactivate boost again later. >> >> I deactivated boost as instructed and ran upgrade outdated again. >> >> This time mysql built OK, but I got: > > Ok great. Don't forget to reactivate boost. (sudo port activate boost) > > >> Error: Failed to configure postgresql84, consult >> /opt/local/var/macports/build/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_databases_postgresql84/postgresql84/work/postgresql-8.4.22/config.log >> Error: Failed to configure postgresql84: configure failure: command >> execution failed >> >> The config.log file referred to is just under 1000 lines long. Is there >> anything in particular I should look for? > > Please show us this file. You could file a bug report in our issue tracker > and attach it. Or you could upload it to a paste service (perhaps > https://paste.macports.org ) and send us the URL. >