Meaning of "Not a directory"

Joshua Root jmr at
Thu Aug 7 12:56:59 PDT 2008

Uldis Bojars wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 4:35 PM, Rainer Müller <raimue at> wrote:
>> Rainer Müller wrote:
>>> I think there is some problem with the python25 framework port. I can
>>> reproduce the message here and will see if I can find a solution.
>> I am still trying to figure out where graphviz or swig pick up the path
>> to the framework directory, but I can't find it. It needs to be changed
>> to point to ${prefix}/lib/python25 instead there. Any help appreciated.
> Perhaps we should file a ticket for this bug (especially if we do not
> solve it right away), but what port should it be filed against?
> Python, SWIG or every individual port which has problems with
> SWIG-generated Python bindings?

Was a ticket ever filed for this? I gather that the problem is that 
activation doesn't follow directory symlinks - I wonder if making it do 
so would break anything?

Fixing the problem in the ports may be preferable though, given our 
current release rate.

- Josh

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