Selfupdate to MacPorts 2.8.0 Throws Error 'Couldn't change permissions of the MacPorts sources'
jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Sun Oct 23 10:55:43 UTC 2022
Already reported. See
which includes a link to
> On 22 Oct 2022, at 1:09 pm, Steven Smith <steve.t.smith at gmail.com> wrote:
> I’m consistently getting this error across multiple boxes when doing a selfupdate to 2.8.0:
>> Congratulations, you have successfully upgraded the MacPorts system.
>> Error: Couldn't change permissions of the MacPorts sources at /opt/local/var/macports/sources/rsync.macports.org/macports/release/tarballs/base to root: child killed: kill signal
> Another selfupdate command ignores the issue, but the ownership of base appears to be broken:
>> ls -ld /opt/local/var/macports/sources/rsync.macports.org/macports/release/tarballs/base
>> drwxr-xr-x 35 messagebus polkitd 1120 Oct 22 07:57 /opt/local/var/macports/sources/rsync.macports.org/macports/release/tarballs/base/
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