sudo port selfupdate (was Re:

Jean-Christophe Helary fusion at
Wed Dec 13 20:54:57 PST 2006

>> After I install the package, I do "sudo port selfupdate" but get  
>> the following message:
>>> $ port install Pextlib
>>> can't find package Pextlib 1.0
>>>     while executing
>>> "package_native require Pextlib 1.0"
>>>     ("eval" body line 1)
>>>     invoked from within
>>> "eval package_native $args"
>>>     (procedure "package" line 14)
>>>     invoked from within
>>> "package require Pextlib 1.0"
>>>     (procedure "dportinit" line 311)
>>>     invoked from within
>>> "dportinit ui_options global_options global_variations"
>>> Error: /opt/local/bin/port: Failed to initialize ports system,  
>>> can't find package Pextlib 1.0
>> Anything I missed on the way ?
> I've tried re-installing with 1.2.1 and I get the same problem.  
> Will try with older packages...

I manage to install 1.0 but selfupdate does not work.

So I took the DarwinPorts-1.3.2-archive.tar.bz2 package and decided  
to install it.

After typing "./configure" I get a list of checks and eventually:

> checking whether tclsh was compiled with threads... no
> configure: error: tcl wasn't compiled with threads enabled

And of course, the following "make" won't work...


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