problem initializing macports

paul beard paulbeard at
Sun Nov 25 09:21:59 PST 2007

On 11/25/07, tania habib <taniahabib at> wrote:
> Dear List,
> It has been long since I installed macports on my mac osx 10.4. I used
> the ports to install many packages but then I went on to do  some
> other things and did not use ports for a while. Last week, when I
> tried to intialize the port, it did not work!
> When I go to and X11 terminal and type port , it gives me the
> following error message
> Error: /opt/local/bin/port: Failed to initialize ports system, no
> suitable image found.  Did find:
>         /opt/local/share/darwinports/Tcl/pextlib1.0/Pextlib.dylib:
> mach-o, but wrong architecture
sounds like you have an Intel system with a PPC code base installed. the
problem isn't in your PATH, as it find port correctly, but can't run it.

Paul Beard /
<paulbeard at at>
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