Docker container with MacPorts

Mojca Miklavec mojca at
Thu Jun 27 07:22:03 UTC 2019

On Wed, 26 Jun 2019 at 18:30, Karan Sheth wrote:

> Failed to parse file foo/bar/Portfile: MacPorts does not support qt4 on
>> platforms other than darwin
>> Failed to parse file lang/chicken/Portfile: can't read "archs()": no such
>> element in array
> Yes it fails for around 361 ports.
> It would probably make sense to report all these errors to a ticket, and
>> address them.
>> We could at some point probably also set CI that would at least run
>> portindex and lint on linux (probably not the full build).
> Build fails for most ports so we probably don't want to do that.

We definitely want to fix the Portfiles to prevent parsing errors at least.
Nobody expects all the portfiles to work on Linux, but we should at least
get the parsing bit right. I opened a ticket on Trac:

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