Error building slib-guile16
frstan at bellsouth.net
Thu Nov 15 15:37:16 PST 2007
On Nov 15, 2007, at 6:13 PM, Kurt Hillig wrote:
> I'm trying to install gnucash, and running into a problem with slib-
> It looks like there's a bug in its installation script (makefile?
> I'm new to this stuff), in that it tries to create a link that
> already exists, causing it to bomb:
> G5Q > sudo port install -f gnucash +guile16
> ---> Staging slib-guile16 into destroot
> Error: Target org.macports.destroot returned: could not create new
> that path already exists
> Error: The following dependencies failed to build: slib-guile16
> Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.
> I've verified this by installing XCode and macports (the latest
> versions) on my brand new laptop and simply trying 'port install
> slib-guile16'; it builds the dependencies but then fails to install
> slib-guile16, giving the same error message.
> As I said, I'm new to this stuff; if I knew where to look I might be
> able to fix it, but there are a lot of files to poke through and I
> don't really know what does what...
> Advice would be greatly appreciated!
> > Computers were invented to help people waste more time faster <
gnucash lists both guile16 and slib-guile16 as dependentcies, however
guile16 also lists slib-guile16 as a dependency. I wonder if this is
causing two build attempts on slib-guile16 and producing your error?
Just a guess......
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