very long time 2 port install py25-pyqt4

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Jun 23 18:42:20 PDT 2009

On Jun 23, 2009, at 20:35, tangle1 at wrote:

> I am using macports for the first time ... trying to "sudo port  
> install py25-pyqt4". It has been running for more than 2 hours:
> I have already successfully run "sudo port install" on these  
> portfiles: python25,python_select,sip
> and I ran sudo python_select python25 before installing sip.
> Here are last few lines from terminal window:
> --->  Attempting to fetch qt-mac-opensource-src-4.5.1.tar.gz from  
> --->  Verifying checksum(s) for qt4-mac
> --->  Extracting qt4-mac
> --->  Applying patches to qt4-mac
> --->  Configuring qt4-mac
> --->  Building qt4-mac


> I guess I should just leave this running? How long should this  
> take? I am on a 2.93 GHz MacBook Pro Intel Duo Core OS 10.5.6.

Welcome to MacPorts!

I don't remember how long it should take, but qt4-mac is one of the  
larger ports. Hours is certainly within the realm of possibility, but  
it shouldn't take days.

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