question about upgrading port (getting errors)
eburrows at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 10:49:28 PDT 2007
Here are the dependencies for php5 on my machine:
php5 has library dependencies on:
When i originally tried installing php5 again it required a higher version
of pcre than i had. so I deactivated the old version and installed the new
The following ports are currently installed:
pcre @4.5_0 (active)
But I can't see to deactivate the 4.5_0 version because i get the error i
stated earlier. I did a selfupdate yesterday and again this morning before
trying to uninstall and install php5 but still had the same problems. Like
I said earlier I have been able to install other ports so it isn't like my
whole macports installation is busted. Just php5 is giving me an issue
On 6/2/07, Jyrki Wahlstedt <jwa at macports.org> wrote:
> On 2.6.2007, at 20.06, Evan Burrows wrote:
> > I did try to uninstall php5 first but it gave me the following
> > error and
> > didn't look as though it understood the uninstall command:
> > sudo /opt/local/bin/port uninstall php5
> > Password:
> > Error: port uninstall failed: invalid command name
> > "portuninstall::uninstall"
> > So, addressing you comments..
> >>> I am sorry, if I am wrong, but I understand that you tried to
> >>> install
> >>> php5 +mysql5 &c while having php5 +mysql4 installed?
> > I used the clean argument like you mentioned for php5, pcre, and
> > expat. And
> > as I said above i tried an uninstall and it failed.. so i
> > deactivated php5
> > and tried to install a new version of php5
> >>> It is also hard to understand, where does pcre @4.5_0 come from.
> > I have no idea what pcre has to do with a php5 install but when i
> > tried
> > running the php5 install command that was one of the items that
> > threw the "
> > Image error: Another version of this port (pcre @4.5_0) is already
> > active."
> > error. For that reason I mentioned that in my original email but
> > like I
> > said I don't know what the relationship between that and php5 (if
> > there is
> > one).
> You can see the dependencies doing 'port deps': e.g. 'port deps php5'
> gives ' libxml2
> freetype') basically, variants add to these. If you say
> 'port installed pcre', you see all installed versions of pcre.
> > I am running 10.4.9, MacPorts 1.442, Xcode 2.4.1. I really
> > appreciate your
> > help since I am relatively new to macports and am a little
> > frustrated at
> > this point.
> > Thanks for the prompt response!
> > Evan
> Hi again,
> I am a bit at loss, because I don't see any such errors, as:
> jwa at lan3:midgard> sudo port -f uninstall php5 @5.2.1_3+apache2
> ---> Unable to uninstall php5 5.2.1_3+apache2+darwin_8+macosx+mysql5
> +pear+postgresql, the following ports depend on it:
> ---> midgard-php4
> Warning: Uninstall forced. Proceeding despite dependencies.
> ---> Uninstalling php5 5.2.1_3+apache2+darwin_8+macosx+mysql5+pear
> jwa at lan3:midgard>
> (that was inactive anyway).
> Have you performed sync or selfupdate lately? You could try cleaning
> out the whole port system, installing it again from scratch and doing
> selfupdate, and install php5 with variants after that. This is a bit
> of work, but ports do not behave like that in my system, I am on MBP,
> OS X 10.4.9, Xcode 2.4.1, MP 1.442
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