Re: Is there a well-defined way to do "bleeding edge" ports? Should there be one?

2022-05-21 Thread Bill Cole
Bill Cole < macportsusers-20171...@billmail.scconsult.com> wrote: On 2022-05-21 at 15:24:23 UTC-0400 (Sat, 21 May 2022 15:24:23 -0400) Andrew Udvare is rumored to have said: Rather than pull via version control, Which is MY GOAL, not an incidental mechanical issue. grab a t

Re: Is there a well-defined way to do "bleeding edge" ports? Should there be one?

2022-05-21 Thread Bill Cole
if I did. It is also to have a way that non-developer users can easily install the actual latest version of the moment, which is sometimes the easiest way to get fixes that don't merit a full release. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo

Is there a well-defined way to do "bleeding edge" ports? Should there be one?

2022-05-21 Thread Bill Cole
sums reasonable. Does anyone else like the idea of this? See a need? Hate it? Already have a private tool for this? -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Hello i'm new user on macports and i really don't know how to install all version of chrome

2022-05-03 Thread Bill Cole
site. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Somewhat off topic - keeping older Macs running

2022-04-25 Thread Bill Cole
so, even when they don't have Flash installed and definitely don't need it. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Somewhat off topic - keeping older Macs running

2022-04-25 Thread Bill Cole
s ever had a mac hacked? James -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Corrupted ports.tar file?

2022-04-13 Thread Bill Cole
ssage : can't read "portinfo(porturl)": no such element in array Running 'port info' for the supposedly "not found" ports gave the normal output. Running 'port reclaim' again (without another update) did NOT trigger the flood of errors. Theory: it's a problem related t

Re: Python

2022-03-17 Thread Bill Cole
, there are ports for them. Unlike Ryan, I urge you to NOT install a 2.x version unless you are absolutely sure that you need such an antique, unsupported, encoding-impaired tool. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses

Re: Hybrid CDs on Big Sur

2022-03-08 Thread Bill Cole
in macports) to mount the Windows partition on a hybrid CD? Have you tried using the diskutil command-line tool? -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Running a mail server via MacPorts on macOS Monterey

2022-03-04 Thread Bill Cole
ntentional and explicit) Mac-hostility and there's no port. Yet. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Which port provides protoc?

2022-02-07 Thread Bill Cole
s the code. > Apparently something I tried installed it, but I'm now not sure what. # port provides `which protoc` /opt/local/bin/protoc is provided by: protobuf3-cpp -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: XV/GIMP/etc: Can't open display

2022-01-28 Thread Bill Cole
certainly won't trust any "advice" on StackOverflow. Properly installed, it Just Works. At least after a logout/login cycle. If it is correct, you will have a DISPLAY of the form: /private/tmp/com.apple.launchd./org.macports:0 To get that, you need the xinit port. -- Bill Cole b...@sc

Re: Sms for text messages in macports

2022-01-17 Thread Bill Cole
ovider and put a SMS-capable CDMA or GSM modem on it. I've seen this done in multiple places, but all with bespoke custom drivers so I don't have any suggestions for the OP... -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Mojave and Macports

2022-01-13 Thread Bill Cole
ine options for port. It may never become impossible for to keep using MacPorts on Mojave, but it may end up taking so much babysitting that you'd rather not. I hope that's a long time, because my personal machines are staying there for some time as well. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or bill

Re: certificate update for old Macs

2022-01-04 Thread Bill Cole
ing certificate trust ultimately dependent on DNSSEC and subject to all of its risks. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: [numpy @ bigsur: multithreading]

2022-01-03 Thread Bill Cole
]openblas. As documented, the 'port variants' command returns the AVAILABLE variants, with the '[+]' added to the DEFAULT variants. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Installation location for python code, tools, etc.

2022-01-02 Thread Bill Cole
PYTHONHOME environment variable to '/opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.9:/opt/local' when running setup.py or pip. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: is macports getting rusty?

2021-11-29 Thread Bill Cole
hope that in an ideal world, some priority is given to large, slow, and heavily-depended-upon builds. It's also easier to say that than to actually implement it, but it would help address a real pain point in using MacPorts. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo

Re: Does MacPorts depend on Spotlight?

2021-11-17 Thread Bill Cole
.] > > Where are all these obscure commands documented? /usr/share/man/man1/ and /usr/share/man/man8/ mostly... FWIW, 'apropos spotlight' will tell you that mdutil and mddiagnose exist. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsul

Re: libsdl2 port question

2021-11-14 Thread Bill Cole
than doing anything more complex. Others (e.g. pth) use distinct versioning for their library names. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: xorg

2021-11-12 Thread Bill Cole
pendencies like xinit.) -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: port cannot fetch because of expired cert, but cert is OK according to Safari, curl (question related to Mojave / Catalina)

2021-11-07 Thread Bill Cole
On 2021-11-07 at 16:29:30 UTC-0500 (Mon, 8 Nov 2021 08:29:30 +1100 (EST)) Dave Horsfall is rumored to have said: On Sun, 7 Nov 2021, Bill Cole wrote: I have my own Mojave machines working without a problem after removing the bad certificate from /etc/ssl/cert.pem. The one that starts like

Re: port cannot fetch because of expired cert, but cert is OK according to Safari, curl (question related to Mojave / Catalina)

2021-11-07 Thread Bill Cole
done from source; using "sudo port selfupdate" will not preserve your configure arguments and you'll be back to using the System's broken libcurl again. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: provide latest OS root certificates via port?

2021-10-29 Thread Bill Cole
eplace Apple's tools up to the user. - Original Message ----- From: "Bill Cole" To: "macports-users Users" Sent: Friday, October 29, 2021 10:09:45 AM Subject: Re: provide latest OS root certificates via port? On 2021-10-29 at 07:23:38 UTC-0400 (Fri, 29 Oct 2021 0

Re: provide latest OS root certificates via port?

2021-10-29 Thread Bill Cole
help for lots of people... I'd propose a draft but I'm running 10.9 ... so thanks to anyone picking this up! R. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Build from local source tree

2021-10-25 Thread Bill Cole
Even better: update the checksums version number in the gimp2-devel Portfile and offer it up as a pull request. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Apache httpd 2.4.49 port will not launch on ElCap

2021-10-17 Thread Bill Cole
On 2021-09-24 at 16:53:21 UTC-0400 (Fri, 24 Sep 2021 16:53:21 -0400) Bill Cole is rumored to have said: On 2021-09-22 at 16:47:41 UTC-0400 (Wed, 22 Sep 2021 22:47:41 +0200) Bjarne D Mathiesen is rumored to have said: Bill Cole wrote: I'm wondering if anyone else has encountered

Re: ruby_select is broken

2021-10-03 Thread Bill Cole
hat version, you MUST use port select. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: MacPorts Only Has ImageMagick 6 not 7?

2021-10-02 Thread Bill Cole
insight to the issues behind the delay. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: How do i find missing dependents using the port command?

2021-09-28 Thread Bill Cole
MacPorts dependency map is correct not to show it NOW, but for most of August, that dependency existed in the code but not in the Portfile. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: What version of Xcode for High Sierra?

2021-09-24 Thread Bill Cole
my because it's the wrong version of the OS or something. 10.1 or 9.4.1 should work. Supposedly one can install 10.2 by hacking some plist and it will work, but that would be silly if all you really need it for is MacPorts. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grum

Re: Apache httpd 2.4.49 port will not launch on ElCap

2021-09-24 Thread Bill Cole
On 2021-09-22 at 16:47:41 UTC-0400 (Wed, 22 Sep 2021 22:47:41 +0200) Bjarne D Mathiesen is rumored to have said: Bill Cole wrote: I'm wondering if anyone else has encountered this and if anyone has a sense of whether this is really a MacPorts-specific problem or if it is (as I suspect

Apache httpd 2.4.49 port will not launch on ElCap

2021-09-21 Thread Bill Cole
libdyld.dylib 0x7fff92f3f5ad start + 1 [remainder elided, including details of loaded dylibs and memory zone status] -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: CACKey_0.7.8_Slandup.pkg installation fails

2021-07-21 Thread Bill Cole
CKey_0.7.8_Slandup.pkg"? May I remove those two folders "pkcs11" and "CACKey"? How can I remove them or How can I change the owner? 'sudo chown ' should do the job. Whether that's a solution to your problem or just a way to make it worse, I have no idea. -- Bill Cole b.

Re: apache doc folder permissions problem

2021-06-18 Thread Bill Cole
On 2021-06-18 at 14:33:43 UTC-0400 (Fri, 18 Jun 2021 14:33:43 -0400) Murray Eisenberg is rumored to have said: On 18 Jun2021, at 2:13 PM, Bill Cole wrote: On 2021-06-18 at 10:17:13 UTC-0400 (Fri, 18 Jun 2021 10:17:13 -0400) Murray Eisenberg is rumored to have said: Indeed, sudo

Re: mysql8 data dir owner and permissions?

2021-06-18 Thread Bill Cole
taff 1112 Jan 2 2020 server-cert.pem -rw--- 1 me staff 1676 Jan 2 2020 server-key.pem drwxr-x--- 3 me staff 96 Oct 3 2020 sys -rw-r- 1 me staff 80740352 Apr 6 10:04 undo_001 -rw-r- 1 me staff 29360128 Feb 5 21:01 undo_002 So, 'chown -R _mysql /Users/me/Databases' should do the trick. --

Re: apache doc folder permissions problem

2021-06-18 Thread Bill Cole
in their security decisions since ~10.9 and removing world read and search/execute permissions from home directories is a harmless tightening for the overwhelming majority of Mac users. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com

Re: apache doc folder permissions problem

2021-06-17 Thread Bill Cole
On 2021-06-17 at 15:32:38 UTC-0400 (Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:32:38 -0400) Murray Eisenberg is rumored to have said: I’m at a loss what to do in response to the reply, below, from Bill Cole. I note that to the best of my knowledge, nothing changed as to the attributes or permissions of any

Re: apache doc folder permissions problem

2021-06-13 Thread Bill Cole
e permission to access this resource. The permissions on /Users/me/Sites/MyHomePage are: drwxr-xr-x@ 92 me staff 2944 Apr 10 2015 MyHomePage and the permissions for /Users/me/Sites/MyHomePage/index.html are: -rw-r--r--@ 1 me staff 8331 Apr 10 2015 index.html What’s wrong? -- B

Re: Why don't p5-* ports mark their dependencies?

2021-06-12 Thread Bill Cole
acPorts in alliance with the Perl upstream. :) Someone could make a full-time+ job of maintaining just the Perl packages in MacPorts. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Why don't p5-* ports mark their dependencies?

2021-06-12 Thread Bill Cole
On 2021-06-12 at 12:11:47 UTC-0400 (Sat, 12 Jun 2021 09:11:47 -0700) Kastus Shchuka is rumored to have said: I wish it could be so easy to remove perl5.28. Apparently, I have to keep it because of git: port uninstall git port install git -perl5_28 +perl5_30 -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com

Re: Why don't p5-* ports mark their dependencies?

2021-06-12 Thread Bill Cole
On 2021-06-09 at 15:51:09 UTC-0400 (Wed, 9 Jun 2021 15:51:09 -0400) Daniel J. Luke is rumored to have said: On Jun 6, 2021, at 1:41 PM, Bill Cole wrote: I *think* I've even worked out the right way to use that construct to make Perl upgrades simpler, so I use the p5-* ports: I gave up

Why don't p5-* ports mark their dependencies?

2021-06-09 Thread Bill Cole
r $ port rdependents p5.30-net-cidr p5.30-net-cidr has no dependents. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Xcode for Sierra 10.12.6

2021-05-23 Thread Bill Cole
On 2021-05-23 at 19:45:17 UTC-0400 (Mon, 24 May 2021 09:45:17 +1000 (EST)) Dave Horsfall is rumored to have said: > So, where can I find Xcode for 10.12.6 https://developer.apple.com/download/more/?=xcode Not sure which version you need, but it will be there. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.

Re: Command line glob expansion broken-ish

2021-05-20 Thread Bill Cole
On 2021-05-20 at 02:10:39 UTC-0400 (Thu, 20 May 2021 01:10:39 -0500) Ryan Schmidt is rumored to have said: On May 19, 2021, at 20:43, Bill Cole wrote: Example: shiny:~ root# port installed *proto The following ports are currently installed: xorg-xorgproto @2021.4_0 shiny:~ root# port

Command line glob expansion broken-ish

2021-05-19 Thread Bill Cole
that have been installed but have been superseded by (in this case) an omnibus port that won't activate because of the existing installations. The obvious workaround was to manually uninstall each of the zombie ports individually. I wonder if anyone else considers this a bug? -- Bill Cole b

Re: Reclaim was not 'safe'

2021-05-12 Thread Bill Cole
requested. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Reclaim was not 'safe'

2021-05-10 Thread Bill Cole
5.7 Catalina MacPro 2010 ; 2 x 3,46 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon ; 256 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 ECC ATI Radeon RX 590 8 GB -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Error: Failed to build source-highlight: command execution failed

2021-05-05 Thread Bill Cole
quot;sudo xcode-select -switch /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer" Then you can run "sudo port clean source-highlight" and try to install it again. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Error: Failed to build source-highlight: command execution failed

2021-04-30 Thread Bill Cole
round we can apply to the port until the developers respond to the upstream bug report I filed. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: what is the technical reason why no current version of GNOME runs on macOS?

2021-04-16 Thread Bill Cole
, GitHub: dbevans Policy: openmaintainer -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Migration after hardware failure

2021-03-02 Thread Bill Cole
Step 3(b) and you need to do all prior steps prior to this. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Question about fish shell initialization settings...

2021-02-22 Thread Bill Cole
RIABLENAME' and POSIX-compliant shells can also be configured to export all variables automatically. TL;DR: you'll need shell init files for fish. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Build servers going offline due to inclement weather

2021-02-19 Thread Bill Cole
://trac.macports.org/wiki/ProblemHotlist#fetch-failures That link explains that if you can find and manually fetch the right distfile, you can work around a 'port fetch' failure. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses

Re: Build servers going offline due to inclement weather

2021-02-16 Thread Bill Cole
On 16 Feb 2021, at 23:25, Richard Bonomo TDS personal wrote: Clearly, Texas needs new nuclear power plants! Or they could just winterize the ones they have. e.g. there's a nuclear plant south of Houston that is offline because its cooling water is currently ice. -- Bill Cole b

Re: Build servers going offline due to inclement weather

2021-02-16 Thread Bill Cole
collapsing in a cold snap. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: XQuartz and xorg-server

2021-01-22 Thread Bill Cole
of what is available in CPAN. You can use CPAN to add modules to a MacPorts Perl world, but if you inadvertently add a module both via CPAN & MacPorts it can get messy. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Curre

Re: Catalina: accepting incoming connections on unbound does not survive a reboot

2021-01-14 Thread Bill Cole
-in firewall entirely may be your only solution. I am not sure because I have not bothered trying to make any macOS newer than El Capitan usable as a server. Life is short and FreeBSD exists. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com

Re: Catalina: accepting incoming connections on unbound does not survive a reboot

2021-01-14 Thread Bill Cole
"stealth mode" in that panel. Disabling the built-in firewall entirely may be your only solution. I am not sure because I have not bothered trying to make any macOS newer than El Capitan usable as a server. Life is short and FreeBSD exists. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.co

Re: apache2 IPv6 Big Sur

2021-01-11 Thread Bill Cole
or maybe just my system. Check your configuration files. The port is a bit aggressive (e.g. replacing the root index.html file with every update) and it would not be surprising if it replaced a config file. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many

Re: Using X11 for an older program

2020-12-22 Thread Bill Cole
in recent macOS versions, so you will need to install XQuartz if you can't get a version of the failing software built to use the X implementation that is installed by MacPorts. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Strange python-38 error when running pip search

2020-12-17 Thread Bill Cole
zkp -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Binaries over different os10 versions

2020-12-13 Thread Bill Cole
recent version of os10? Some will, some won't. Most should. I would expect that something fairly stable that uses mature functionality like lynx would still work. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently

Re: Running X11 in MacOS-window-as-X11-display mode?

2020-12-07 Thread Bill Cole
/Developer-Info.html -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Compiling a port statically

2020-12-06 Thread Bill Cole
y sound reason to do that is if you are reckless enough to expose an obsolete version of MacOS to possible sources of ShellShock attacks. Because of the versioning headaches Ryan described, adding static(ish) variants to MacPorts is asking for trouble. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.

Re: Leopard Intel compiler availability --> was Re: rebuild a package without an update

2020-11-29 Thread Bill Cole
to the TenFourFox SourceForge site, amongst other things. Aha! That explains it. I was not aware that such machines existed. I thought the first Intel Minis had 2 slots that could take 1GB DIMMs. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com

Re: Leopard Intel compiler availability --> was Re: rebuild a package without an update

2020-11-29 Thread Bill Cole
pdate. I'm curious about what your thinking is. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Fix for postfix not launching reliably at boot time

2020-11-29 Thread Bill Cole
launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.postfix.master.plist If you've persistently disabled SIP (which you really shouldn't...) you can do that as root without booting into Recovery Mode. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpyboz

Re: Why is Macports doing this?

2020-10-29 Thread Bill Cole
ted by SIP on modern systems) running *as* macports, NOT any part of MacPorts running. I'm a bit surprised that LS does not recognize this as something it should pass without alerting. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com

Re: how use bash 5.0 port

2020-09-01 Thread Bill Cole
ash/> if you need inspiration. I've seen that egregious hack somewhere before... -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not For Hire (currently)

how NOT to use bash 5.0 port (was Re: how use bash 5.0 port)

2020-08-31 Thread Bill Cole
with an ugly hack that I posted here some time back, and even replace /bin/sh with that, at least on some MacOS X versions, but I wouldn't even try that except to obliterate a bash that is still vulnerable to shellshock. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo

Re: Alternative to uninstalling and reinstalling possibly broken macports & xorg installation

2020-08-28 Thread Bill Cole
server is working, "xset q" may be a more useful command than "xeyes" because xset is usually part of a package of core X utilities that are almost always present in a working X world (e.g. in MacPorts the xorg-server port depends on xinit which depends on xset.) -- Bill Col

Re: How enable ftp to localhost wordpress site?

2020-08-03 Thread Bill Cole
t it all under my home user directory. This doesn't change the need for much of that directory tree to be writable by the user ID used to run the web server. As outlined at the link above, there are multiple ways to do that but they all amount to the web server user being able to modify essential

Re: How enable ftp to localhost wordpress site?

2020-08-02 Thread Bill Cole
On 1 Aug 2020, at 20:09, Jeffrey Walton wrote: On Sat, Aug 1, 2020 at 7:49 PM Bill Cole wrote: ... Doing a little research, I found that the reason WP sometimes asks for ftp credentials is that it can't directly write to the plugins directory. That usually means that it also can't write

Re: How enable ftp to localhost wordpress site?

2020-08-01 Thread Bill Cole
the port unless you have some need for the features in the latest version or are using an old version of MacOS X which has a vulnerable OpenSSH in the base system. Enable "Remote Login" in the Sharing preferences pane and you get SFTP along with it. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.co

Re: How enable ftp to localhost wordpress site?

2020-08-01 Thread Bill Cole
admin rights. On 1 Aug2020, at 8:00 AM, macports-users-requ...@lists.macports.org wrote: From: "Bill Cole" <mailto:macportsusers-20171...@billmail.scconsult.com>> To: "MacPorts Users" <mailto:macports-users@lists.macports.org>> Subject: Re: How enable ftp

Re: How enable ftp to localhost wordpress site?

2020-07-31 Thread Bill Cole
/BSD/MacOS server that allows remote login supports SFTP by default. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not For Hire (currently)

Re: registry.db getting rather obese (> 600MB) and updates very slow. Anything to do?

2020-06-21 Thread Bill Cole
that's being called at all... -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not For Hire (currently)

Re: Login shell

2020-05-07 Thread Bill Cole
either of those to be breakable by modification of a shared library installed by MacPorts. The primary reason that one should replace /bin/{bash,sh} with a newer version on older versions of MacOS X is ShellShock. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @gru

Re: samba4 error

2020-04-09 Thread Bill Cole
be removed. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: Pruning old Perl installs

2020-04-06 Thread Bill Cole
ports, and they mostly install quite fast. (NOTE: if Mojca gives a different answer, feel free to totally ignore mine. ) -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not For Hire (currently)

Re: Misbehaving mysql57-server

2020-03-29 Thread Bill Cole
the explanation is MUCH simpler. Are you relying on the Finder to look in /opt/local/var/run/mysql56/? Don't. It will not show you everything. Use 'ls' instead. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not For Hire (currently)

Re: Misbehaving mysql57-server

2020-03-29 Thread Bill Cole
160 Mar 27 15:38 .. srwxrwxrwx 1 _mysql _mysql0 Mar 28 22:48 mysqld.sock -rw--- 1 _mysql _mysql6 Mar 28 22:48 mysqld.sock.lock -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not For Hire (currently)

Re: Misbehaving mysql57-server

2020-03-29 Thread Bill Cole
On 29 Mar 2020, at 17:09, Dave Horsfall wrote: On Sun, 29 Mar 2020, Bill Cole wrote: So there's a socket somewhere. To see where, try this: lsof -U -a -p $( pgrep mysqld ) Daves-MacBook-Pro:~ dave$ lsof -U -a -p $( pgrep mysqld ) lsof: no process ID specified lsof 4.89

Re: Misbehaving mysql57-server

2020-03-29 Thread Bill Cole
) -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not For Hire (currently)

Re: MacPorts updates (mail-server install) apparently messing with installed configuration dates

2020-03-23 Thread Bill Cole
been that one) That seems most likely. I also updated the dovecot port last week and it did not touch any config files. I've never had a need for the 'mail-server' meta-port, so I don't use it. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many

Re: Using mps-youtube

2020-02-27 Thread Bill Cole
orts. It's not even a good idea to install software with both Homebrew and MacPorts on the same machine. using mps-youtube in terminal does nothing Help- please. I hope you can find help. Maybe ask on a Homebrew mailing list? Maybe read the documentation? -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.co

Re: Problem with uninstall instructions

2020-02-26 Thread Bill Cole
extensive instructions for dscl, and hitting tab a couple of times at a shell prompt will offer to show you a list of a few thousand available commands, assuming your shell has completion active and configured normally. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpyboz

Re: opensp fails to build ==> fix

2020-02-24 Thread Bill Cole
is broken for them. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not For Hire (currently)

Re: Dependency untangling riddle

2020-02-05 Thread Bill Cole
o have python3.7 installed alongside python3.8, how can I find out (easily) which port(s) in the list is/are requiring python37? Get a full dependency tree: port rdeps LyX +python38 It looks to me like it comes in via both the LLVM/Clang build toolchain and ImageMagick. -- Bill

Re: possible malware in db48 port

2020-01-21 Thread Bill Cole
time over this apparently pointless "detection." They owe you an explanation. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not For Hire (currently)

Re: Solution (almost certainly): postfix fails to launch at boot

2020-01-11 Thread Bill Cole
me have been "published" by people who haven't thought out the details carefully, but I wouldn't advise using one of those... Apple offers no useful support for macOS as a server platform aside from the shriveled remains of Server. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@ap

Re: Solution (almost certainly): postfix fails to launch at boot

2020-01-11 Thread Bill Cole
be a simple solution. Not unless you symlink everything needed to trick everything else which is unaware of your MacPorts installation. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not For Hire (currently)

Re: Configuring Python3 on MacOS Macports

2019-12-02 Thread Bill Cole
t (1.16.293) you can use pip: port install py37-pip port select pip pip37 pip install awscli --upgrade --user -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not Currently Available For Hire

Re: gdal@3.0.1_3: Argument list too long

2019-11-28 Thread Bill Cole
at the ticket, is seems that in your case the command line is close to 270K and that using the default install prefix would cut about 50K from that. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses) Not For Hire (currently)

How to get action on a simple fix for dovecot2?

2019-11-15 Thread Bill Cole
by the abandoned overhaul PR. I have submitted a new PR to fix the problem with 32-bit builds: https://github.com/macports/macports-ports/pull/5816 Sorry if I stepped on any toes in the process... -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many

Re: mysql57, boost and postgresql84

2019-11-05 Thread Bill Cole
v1.1.x. It MAY be possible to install an old OpenSSL and fix the Portfile or write a patch to make the configure and build work, but then you'll have an obsolete PostgreSQL linked to an obsolete OpenSSL, and you really do not want that. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.or

Re: postgresql83-server - Further Woes

2019-11-04 Thread Bill Cole
situated files. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses)

Re: postgresql83-server - Further Woes

2019-11-03 Thread Bill Cole
etectX can illuminate this for you? -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses)

Re: Octave.app 64-bit?

2019-10-10 Thread Bill Cole
source all of your ports after a major system upgrade, because even if some of the installed binaries will still run on the new system, the pre-upgrade MacPorts won't work at all. -- Bill Cole b...@scconsult.com or billc...@apache.org (AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com

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