can't selfupdate, can't install invalid command name "license"
blb at macports.org
Tue Nov 3 13:11:20 PST 2009
On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 07:52:48PM +0100, Uwe Brauer said:
First, note that you don't want to send emails to the macports-tickets list,
you want the macports-users list instead:
> I just downloaded the last darwin port (1.7) for Leopard. Now 2
> problems occur
1.7 is old, and DarwinPorts has not existed for several years now, see
for the current MacPorts version and
for info on naming.
> sudo port -d selfupdate
> gives me
> "macports::selfupdate [array get global_options]"
> Error: /opt/local/bin/port: port selfupdate failed: Error installing new
> MacPorts base: shell command "cd
> /opt/local/var/macports/sources/rsync.macports.org/release/base &&
> ./configure --prefix=/opt/local --with-tclpackage=/Library/Tcl
> --with-install-user=root --with-install-group=admin
> --with-directory-mode=0755 && make && make install" returned error 1
> configure: error: in
> configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
> See `config.log' for more details.
Sounds like you may not have Xcode installed, which is a requirement as
MacPorts usually builds from source; see
for help on installing.
> and when I try to install say xemacs
> sudo port install xemacs
> I obtain
> Error: Unable to execute port: invalid command name "license"
This should be fixed once you get 1.8.1 installed, as well as the
> So I thought the reason lies in the missing CC compiler
> sudo port install apple-gcc40
> Error: Unable to open port: invalid command name "livecheck.type"
> what can I do
> thanks very much
> Uwe Brauer
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