Problem installing KDE/Amarok
ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Jun 24 15:02:21 PDT 2009
On Jun 24, 2009, at 16:47, Hal Vaughan wrote:
> I figured they'd be lost if I had to kill the terminal. Of course,
> I'm not 100% sure that this is the issue. For all I know, the
> process could have been okay and it could be something else that
> crashed it. (Come to think of it, there was an ssh connection, but
> it's a program I'm always running in the b.g.) I figure in worst
> case, since it's the first thing I'm installing, I could wipe out
> any KDE directory in Applications and just wipe all of /opt,
> reinstall MacPorts and restart.
> Is there any place else KDE would store files that I'd have to
> clear out if I do that?
>> After restarting Terminal or the computer, you can try again. You
>> can use the "-d" flag ("port -d install amarok") to get a lot more
>> information printed out. This will let you see what exactly a port
>> was doing if and when it gets hung up. On the other hand, the vast
>> quantity of output you will get means you will very likely miss
>> any "you must do this after installing the port"-type messages
>> that some ports print.
> I was also going to see if I could find a list somewhere of all the
> messages from KDE. It looks like each package is giving me the
> same message at the start and the end.
> I'll most likely wipe out /opt and just start clean, since I don't
> have any other packages done with MacPorts yet. I don't mind
> letting it rebuild qt overnight.
If you want to do that, you should follow the uninstall instructions
More information about the macports-users