Error building plplot

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Jun 7 18:34:44 PDT 2007

On Jun 7, 2007, at 20:18, JEAN-MARC LACHAINE wrote:

> I get the following error when port builds plplot
> Error: Target returned: Image error: /Library/ 
> Frameworks/AquaTerm.framework/AquaTerm already exists and does not  
> belong to a registered port. Unable to activate port aquaterm.
> This has happened on both an Intel iMac at work and on my G5  
> PowerPC at home. The Intel machine did not have Aquaterm already  
> installed, the G5 did. In both cases I simply restarted the port  
> install process. I'm still waiting for the build process to finish  
> on my G5 but I assume that I will end with the same result as on  
> the Intel machine. The plplot install/build process completes and  
> everything works. I assume that the Aquaterm framework that the  
> process is complaining about must have been installed by XCode or  
> something else on the Intel machine. Unlike my G5, it's new and I  
> have not added a whole lot to it yet. I have not had a chance to  
> check a clean machine to verify this assumption though.
> The error terminates the install process. It would be nice if this  
> got fixed. However, for anyone trying to build this fantastic  
> scientific plotting library, don't despair, just hit the up arrow  
> and return and all will be well.
> I'll post a follow-up on the G5 once the build completes and I  
> write a quick function to ensure the functionality of the library.

Unable to reproduce this problem with MacBook Pro (Intel Core 2 Duo),  
Mac OS X 10.4.9, Xcode 2.4.1, MacPorts 1.4.42. aquaterm port 1.0.1_0  
installs just fine without complaints on the first try.

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