"port installed" fails
ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Sep 12 16:21:31 PDT 2007
On Sep 12, 2007, at 10:00, Eckhard Wiemann wrote:
> in order to repair my port-system I removed completely the whole
> software-branch "/opt" and reinstalled MacPorts (1.52 on my Intel-
> MacBook with Mac OS X 10.4.10).
> I installed the window-manager ratpoison as first port. "port
> installed" gave me the list with one element as expected.
> Then I installed gcc43 ("sudo port install gcc43"). The build was
> successful (including the libs), but at the end I got:
> ---> Building gcc43 with target bootstrap
> ---> Staging gcc43 into destroot
> ---> Installing gcc43 4.3-20070907_0+darwin_8
> list must have an even number of elements
> Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.
> I cleaned gcc43 ("sudo port clean gcc43"). And then:
> port installed
> Error: port installed failed: list must have an even number of
> No ports are installed.
> What can it be?
On Sep 12, 2007, at 11:34, Eckhard Wiemann wrote:
> Now I recapitulated the whole sequence I described in my last mail,
> except that I installed vim instead of gcc43. Now the "installed"-
> selector matches the installed ports as it should.
> Thus it seems that gcc43 corrupted my registry of MacPorts.
I have confirmed this issue and filed a ticket:
We probably need a MacPorts base expert to have a look at it. Even if
there is a bug in the gcc43 portfile, base should not allow a port
bug to corrupt the registry. We either have a bug in base, or a bug
in base and a bug in the portfile.
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