macports 1.8 upgrade from scratch: python build failed

Peter Koellner peter at
Tue Sep 1 15:28:45 PDT 2009

On Wed, 2 Sep 2009, Peter Koellner wrote:

> I am now one step further after replacing the "uname -m" machine test
> in python's configure with a "x86_64" string literal. Now it has some
> problem in staging to destroot, not in building.

Please disregard this, it did not do anything useful. I am going to
downgrade everything to the port 1.6 from the time machine backup now. I can
live better with a broken port engine than without gimp, xsane etc.

peter koellner <peter at>

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