Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-24 Thread Mark Hattam
On 24 Jan 2009, at 03:46, Rainer Müller wrote: Bryan Blackburn wrote: Personally, I'd like to see direct mode deprecated, and when 10.3 support is officially dropped, it can be removed entirely. Other than the old performance issues with the large number of hardlinks, I don't see any

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-24 Thread robert delius royar
If direct mode is removed, I will use the following to work around: port destroot foo rsync -tpogHlr /opt/local/var/macports/build/foo/work/destroot/opt/local /opt [or wherever the destroot is] This would effectively turn macports into a simple way to build packages based on the maintainer's

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-23 Thread Ryan Schmidt
On Jan 19, 2009, at 07:37, robert delius royar wrote: So much traffic on this thread, so much time spent answering questions. But I do not recall any of the answerers trying port provides /opt/local/lib/libintl.dylib Sorry; I thought it was already understood that libintl is the

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-23 Thread Joshua Root
Ryan Schmidt wrote: Actually it surprises me that MacPorts base is shelling out to an ln command at all; why aren't we using the [file link] Tcl command? What seems even stranger to me is that it's the *de*activate phase that's failing, which appears to only use 'file delete'. - Josh

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-23 Thread robert delius royar
Fri, 23 Jan 2009 (06:27 -0600 UTC) Ryan Schmidt wrote: On Jan 19, 2009, at 07:37, robert delius royar wrote: So much traffic on this thread, so much time spent answering questions. But I do not recall any of the answerers trying port provides /opt/local/lib/libintl.dylib Sorry; I thought

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-23 Thread Daniel J. Luke
On Jan 23, 2009, at 8:35 AM, robert delius royar wrote: Direct mode is certainly less well tested than image mode. I've never used it. Is there a particular reason why you are using it? I began using Darwinports very soon after DP was created. When Image mode was added, a few of us

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-23 Thread Bryan Blackburn
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 09:34:09AM -0500, Daniel J. Luke said: On Jan 23, 2009, at 8:35 AM, robert delius royar wrote: Direct mode is certainly less well tested than image mode. I've never used it. Is there a particular reason why you are using it? I began using Darwinports very soon after

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-23 Thread Daniel J. Luke
On Jan 23, 2009, at 4:15 PM, Bryan Blackburn wrote: For the list archives, this was fixed (in 10.4, IIRC). Personally, I'd like to see direct mode deprecated, and when 10.3 support is officially dropped, it can be removed entirely. Other than the old performance issues with the large

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-23 Thread Bryan Blackburn
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 04:39:54PM -0500, Daniel J. Luke said: On Jan 23, 2009, at 4:15 PM, Bryan Blackburn wrote: For the list archives, this was fixed (in 10.4, IIRC). Personally, I'd like to see direct mode deprecated, and when 10.3 support is officially dropped, it can be removed

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-19 Thread robert delius royar
So much traffic on this thread, so much time spent answering questions. But I do not recall any of the answerers trying port provides /opt/local/lib/libintl.dylib That would have pointerd out that the initial problem of gettext wanting to reinstall itself (perhaps for no good reason) had

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-19 Thread Doctor Who
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 10:04 PM, Ryan Schmidt ryandes...@macports.org wrote: On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:50, Doctor Who wrote: On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:43 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote: Try: sudo port install gettext Thanks...that worked. Great! Should I now try to update with 'sudo port

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Rainer Müller
Doctor Who wrote: I have MacPorts 1.7.0 installed. I did a 'sudo port outdated' and had 5 or 6 ports that needed updating. I then ran a 'sudo port upgrade outdated' and it failed after a while with errors like: sudo port upgrade outdated --- Deactivating gettext @0.17_3 Error:

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Doctor Who
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 6:46 PM, Rainer Müller rai...@macports.org wrote: Doctor Who wrote: I have MacPorts 1.7.0 installed. I did a 'sudo port outdated' and had 5 or 6 ports that needed updating. I then ran a 'sudo port upgrade outdated' and it failed after a while with errors like: sudo

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Bryan Blackburn
On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 12:46:45AM +0100, Rainer Müller said: Doctor Who wrote: I have MacPorts 1.7.0 installed. I did a 'sudo port outdated' and had 5 or 6 ports that needed updating. I then ran a 'sudo port upgrade outdated' and it failed after a while with errors like: sudo port

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Rainer Müller
Doctor Who wrote: On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Bryan Blackburn b...@macports.org wrote: On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 12:46:45AM +0100, Rainer Müller said: Doctor Who wrote: I have MacPorts 1.7.0 installed. I did a 'sudo port outdated' and had 5 or 6 ports that needed updating. I then ran a

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Doctor Who
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 8:10 PM, Rainer Müller rai...@macports.org wrote: Doctor Who wrote: On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Bryan Blackburn b...@macports.org wrote: On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 12:46:45AM +0100, Rainer Müller said: Doctor Who wrote: I have MacPorts 1.7.0 installed. I did a 'sudo

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Ryan Schmidt
On Jan 18, 2009, at 19:10, Rainer Müller wrote: Doctor Who wrote: Well, I hope there is some way to fix/recover from this. I cannot even list files on my file system in Terminal.app (as evidenced by the attempt at the ls command above). It is trying to use /opt/local/bin/ls which is

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Doctor Who
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:01 PM, Ryan Schmidt ryandes...@macports.org wrote: On Jan 18, 2009, at 19:10, Rainer Müller wrote: Doctor Who wrote: Well, I hope there is some way to fix/recover from this. I cannot even list files on my file system in Terminal.app (as evidenced by the attempt at

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Ryan Schmidt
On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:18, Doctor Who wrote: On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:01 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote: On Jan 18, 2009, at 19:10, Rainer Müller wrote: Doctor Who wrote: Well, I hope there is some way to fix/recover from this. I cannot even list files on my file system in Terminal.app (as

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Doctor Who
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:28 PM, Ryan Schmidt ryandes...@macports.org wrote: On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:18, Doctor Who wrote: On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:01 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote: On Jan 18, 2009, at 19:10, Rainer Müller wrote: Doctor Who wrote: Well, I hope there is some way to fix/recover

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Ryan Schmidt
On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:39, Doctor Who wrote: On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:28 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote: On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:18, Doctor Who wrote: Not to be a pain, but I'm pretty new to MacPorts and I don't want to mess my system up more. Would you please outline the steps I should take one

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Ryan Schmidt
On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:53, Doctor Who wrote: Also, does removing coreutils cause a problems with paths for tools like 'ls' now? How do I fix the paths so I can use the tools again? tbook:~ who$ ls -bash: /opt/local/bin/ls: No such file or directory Since /opt/local/bin/ls doesn't exist,

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Doctor Who
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:43 PM, Ryan Schmidt ryandes...@macports.org wrote: On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:39, Doctor Who wrote: On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:28 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote: On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:18, Doctor Who wrote: Not to be a pain, but I'm pretty new to MacPorts and I don't want to

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Ryan Schmidt
On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:50, Doctor Who wrote: On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:43 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote: Try: sudo port install gettext Thanks...that worked. Great! Should I now try to update with 'sudo port upgrade outdated'? Sure, go ahead. I know there have been a lot of

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Doctor Who
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:57 PM, Ryan Schmidt ryandes...@macports.org wrote: On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:53, Doctor Who wrote: Also, does removing coreutils cause a problems with paths for tools like 'ls' now? How do I fix the paths so I can use the tools again? tbook:~ who$ ls -bash:

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Doctor Who
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:43 PM, Ryan Schmidt ryandes...@macports.org wrote: On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:39, Doctor Who wrote: On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:28 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote: On Jan 18, 2009, at 20:18, Doctor Who wrote: Not to be a pain, but I'm pretty new to MacPorts and I don't want to

Re: Error after trying to upgrade installed

2009-01-18 Thread Bryan Blackburn
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 08:01:57PM -0600, Ryan Schmidt said: [...] We should also consider forcing MacPorts base to always use vital utilities like ln and touch via their absolute paths in /bin or /usr/bin and not allow a MacPorts version to interfere. We might consider the same for tar,