when can i safely force a macports build when a dependency is indepently installed

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Jul 3 06:18:53 PDT 2009

On Jul 2, 2009, at 16:18, Carter Schonwald wrote:

> bizarre, then i can't account for it. Again, thanks

Did you perhaps install MacPorts at some time in the past, and then  
uninstall it incompletely, and now install MacPorts again on top of  
it, such that although the files from ports you installed on your  
original MacPorts are still there, your new MacPorts doesn't know  
about them? If so, you may want to properly uninstall MacPorts, then  
reinstall. Uninstall instructions are in the FAQ:


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