rake failure

Rainer Müller raimue at macports.org
Fri Jun 19 11:07:18 PDT 2009

On 2009-06-19 16:07, SteveC wrote:
> Help. This is on a new install of macports.

If this would be a totally new install there would not be such
conflicts. :-)

> $ sudo port install rb-rails
> Password:
> --->  Activating rb-rake @0.8.3_0
> Error: Target org.macports.activate returned: Image error: /opt/local/ 
> bin/rake already exists and does not belong to a registered port.   
> Unable to activate port rb-rake.
> Error: The following dependencies failed to build: rb-rake rb-sqlite3
> Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.

In general this error means you installed something into the MacPorts
prefix without using the port command. 'sudo port -f activate rb-rake'
will rename the conflicting files.

Did you use gem directly? You should avoid that.


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