Meaning of "Not a directory"

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Aug 7 13:58:43 PDT 2008

On Aug 7, 2008, at 14:56, Joshua Root wrote:

> Uldis Bojars wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 4:35 PM, Rainer Müller 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 don't think so. But I was able to reproduce the problem too.

> I gather that the problem is that
> activation doesn't follow directory symlinks - I wonder if making  
> it do
> so would break anything?

It's worth a try to change it.

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

Oh, we *will* release 1.7.0 before too much longer. Heck, I'll do it  
if nobody else does.

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