[MacPorts] #57955: gawk: Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libreadline.7.dylib

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Sun Jan 27 15:11:23 UTC 2019

#57955: gawk:  Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libreadline.7.dylib
  Reporter:  similate  |      Owner:  (none)
      Type:  defect    |     Status:  closed
  Priority:  Normal    |  Milestone:
 Component:  ports     |    Version:  2.5.4
Resolution:  wontfix   |   Keywords:
      Port:  gawk      |

Comment (by ryandesign):

 Replying to [comment:13 Schamschula]:
 > The problem seems to be with the rebuild order. As previously mentioned,
 {{{gawk}}} was revision bumped after the {{{readline}}} update.
 > However, if any other package is rebuilt that uses {{{gawk}}} anywhere
 in the process, before {{{gawk}}} itself is updated, we run into this

 Yes, that's correct.

 > When using {{{postmaster}}} in FreeBSD the rebuild/update is done
 recursively, insuring that build dependencies and dependencies are all up
 to date.

 I am not familiar with FreeBSD ports, but the point is that in MacPorts,
 gawk is ''not'' a declared dependency of the ports where this problem is
 encountered. These ports use gawk opportunistically, as a consequence of
 the fact that they use an autotools build system.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/57955#comment:14>
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