question about upgrading port (getting errors)

Evan Burrows eburrows at
Mon Jun 4 15:09:17 PDT 2007

Perhaps the startup daemons were created automatically?... When I googled
installing the mysql5 port it mentioned to manually execute the startup
launchdaemons.  As I said in an earlier email I am relatively new and naive
but none the less everything looks good now.

Thanks a lot guys for the great package maintainer!

On 6/4/07, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
> On Jun 4, 2007, at 09:57, Evan Burrows wrote:
> > Yeah I tried that the other day with no luck.  Then I figured it
> > out.  It seems as though the fact that it was retaining my previous
> > install information when I originally installed darwinports was
> > what was causing the issue.  After installing the new version of
> > macports and doing a selfupdate left me with the same problem. It
> > was late at night by the time I did that so I just wiped my
> > macports install and all its references and did a fresh install and
> > then just ran a quick shell script to install everything I wanted
> > over night.  The next day when I checked everything I created the
> > startup items for the services I wanted and rebooted and I have a
> > fully functional macports install again.  Still a little weird why
> > the uninstall never worked but it is working now so that is all
> > that matters.
> What do you mean, created the startup items? MacPorts should be
> creating all the necessary startup items (or, rather, LaunchDaemon
> plists, on Mac OS X 10.4). For which ports did you have to manually
> create them?
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