bogus activating mesgs

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Sep 25 12:35:14 PDT 2007

On Sep 17, 2007, at 10:43, William Davis wrote:

> mac 0s X 10.4.10 Intel Core Duo 1.86 GHz darwin 8.10.1
> When upgrading outdated ports via PortAuthority I keep getting the  
> mesg Activating ghostscript 8.54_0 although I have ghostscript 8.6  
> installed. The message repeats about 5 times (and apparently fails  
> each time).
> How do I fix this?

Apparently you still have ghostscript 8.54_0 installed, but inactive.  
You could uninstall it.

$ sudo port uninstall ghostscript @8.54_0

> also do I need to add something to MANPATH variable in order to see  
> the man pages various ports install?  How do I do this?

My $MANPATH is empty and I see MacPorts manpages just fine. Do you?

> As you may guess Im a beginner here :)

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