[MacPorts] #37255: py-pygtk @2.22.0_4 returned: could not create new link

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#37255: py-pygtk @2.22.0_4 returned: could not create new link
  Reporter:  nonstop.server@…  |      Owner:  macports-tickets@…
      Type:  defect            |     Status:  closed
  Priority:  Normal            |  Milestone:
 Component:  ports             |    Version:  2.1.2
Resolution:  fixed             |   Keywords:
      Port:  py-pygtk          |
Changes (by ryandesign@…):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => fixed


 Replying to [comment:1 ryandesign@…]:
 > You can test whether this is the cause and solution by editing the py-
 pygtk portfile and changing occurrences of "file link -symbolic A B" to
 "ln -s B A". Note that the order of the arguments must be reversed. I'll
 test it myself in a moment, once my Leopard machine finishes what it's

 Yes, this works. See attachment.

 However, an even better solution is to use the ${python.prefix} variable,
 which is based on ${frameworks_dir}. Users are able to change
 frameworks_dir at MacPorts configure time; it does not necessarily have to
 be ${prefix}/Library/Frameworks so a relative symlink cannot be used.
 Fixed in r100357. Revision increased so that any users with non-default
 frameworks_dir will have a correct symlink.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/37255#comment:2>
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