Can't install gnome

Anders F Björklund afb at
Sun Sep 23 11:10:27 PDT 2007

Matthias Brennwald wrote:

> I tried to install gnome using macports on my G4-PowerBook running Mac 
> OS X 10.4, but I was not successful (the result is attached below). I 
> sent an email to bonzini at (as indicated in the error log), who 
> replied (i) that he is only responsible for gnu sed, not macports and 
> (ii) that macports invokes sed the wrong way. Can anyone help or shed 
> some light on this problem?

> Error: reinplace: sed: invalid option -- E

Please don't install GNU sed as "sed" for now (naming it gsed is OK, 
like the gsed port does).
This will be fixed in next version of MacPorts, that should be able to 
cope with BSD/GNU sed.


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