hang at gnupg configuration

Mark Duling mark.duling at biola.edu
Mon Feb 19 11:53:13 PST 2007

ransom at fastmail.fm on Thursday, February 15, 2007 at 2:11 PM -0800 wrote:
>I have the latest version of MacPorts (base version 1.320) and am 
>running 10.4.8 on an iMac G5.
>I am trying to install duplicity using MacPorts and have run into a 
>problem with the installation of gnupg (which duplicity requires). 
>Namely, it hangs during configuration. In the Activity Monitor, I can 
>see that tar is using about half the CPU. This looks very similar to 
>bug #10227 <http://trac.macosforge.org/projects/macports/ticket/10227>, 
>but the gnupg portfile I have seems to have been updated as suggested 
>there, and I am at a loss. Like j_chan+dp at ieee.org from that thread, I 
>have found that manually executing cd and configure works. However, 
>despite my having done so, when the gnupg configuration is concluded 
>and I reattempt to install duplicity, I get the same hang-up as before, 
>at "Configuring gnupg".
>I've googled, and searched through the archives for this list through 
>September, but found nothing. Can anyone help?

The updates to the gnupg port would not affect an install on 10.4, only
10.3.  What happens if you install gnutar, or is it installed already?


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