Try selfupdate with Leopard => Error md5.h is missing

William Davis frstan at
Thu Nov 1 14:16:39 PDT 2007

On Nov 1, 2007, at 5:02 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Nov 1, 2007, at 16:02, William Davis wrote:
>> On Nov 1, 2007, at 4:24 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> On Nov 1, 2007, at 13:34, Jean-Philippe Humbert wrote:
>>>> Le 30 oct. 07 à 13:13, Jean-Philippe Humbert a écrit :
>>>>> I have tried a new installation on Leopard.
>>>>> I have installed XCode and the Unix SDK.
>>>>> When I try sudo port selfupdate (I have a version 1.5  
>>>>> installed), I receive this error message:
>>>>> configure: Please install the BSD SDK package from the Xcode  
>>>>> Developer Tools CD.
>>>>> configure: error: libmd was found, but md5.h is missing.
>>>>> Well the file md5.h exists (spotlight find it in crypto and  
>>>>> sys ...)?
>>>>> Can someone help?
>>>> I don´t find a way to install macports from scratch on leopard.
>>>> I mean you can download and install the dmg file for 10.5
>>>> But after this port selfupdate does not work...
>>>> So the solution was to copy a tiger installation and it seems to  
>>>> work.
>>> That's not a solution, that's a workaround. Has anybody else been  
>>> able to selfupdate on Leopard?
>> opps
>> selfupdate ok with 1.52
>> have you tried doing sudo port -duf upgrade MacPorts?
> What the heck is that -- I mean the port called "MacPorts"?

well, I dont mean to teach the Pope catechism but!
MacPorts is the name of the "port" portfile. someone must be  
maintaining it because it now has a varrant +darwin_9_i386 :)

macintosh:~ frstan$ port list MacPorts
MacPorts                       @1.5.0          sysutils/MacPorts
macintosh:~ frstan$ port info MacPorts
MacPorts 1.5.0, sysutils/MacPorts (Variants: universal, darwin_7,  
darwin_8, darwin_8_powerpc, darwin_8_i386, darwin_9, darwin_9_powerpc,  

MacPorts provides the infrastructure that allows easy installation and  
management of freely available software on Mac OS X 10.3 or newer  

Platforms: darwin freebsd
Maintainers: macports-mgr at
macintosh:~ frstan$

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