Can't find local, correctly indexed Portfile

Joshua Root jmr at
Tue Jul 5 08:28:32 PDT 2016

On 2016-7-6 01:22 , Bill Barnhart wrote:
>  I am trying to build a program from a local Portfile. After setting up the
>  proper directory structure, placing the Portfile in it, and running
> portindex,
>  the port is correctly and successfully parsed. When I run port install on
>  the program, though, I get an error stating that the previously indexed
> port cannot be
>  found. I am running El Capitan v10.11.5, and macports works fine on non-
>  local port repositories. This particular local portfile also works fine on
>  previous OS versions (i.e. Yosemite 10.10.5), so this should not be an
> issue with the Portfile itself.
>  I'm not sure where this error is originating from or why the portfile
> can't be found after being correctly indexed and parsed. Any suggestions
> would be helpful.

Sorry if this is asking the obvious, but have you checked that your 
sources.conf has the correct path to your local repo?

- Josh

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