**NEW ERROR** Re: "make clean all" error go-devel: Unable to open port: unsupported architecture ppc

Justin Dearing zippy1981 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 7 05:07:10 PDT 2010

--->  Cleaning gnutls
Error: Unable to open port: can't read "GOARCH": no such variable
Before reporting a bug, first run the command again with the -d flag to get
complete output.

On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 2:19 PM, Justin Dearing <zippy1981 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Ryan
> On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 2:11 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org>wrote:
>> The problem was the way in which the port after gnutls (go-devel) checks
>> architectures. I fixed it in r66071. The reason you probably did not find a
>> reference to this problem is that it did not exist before r65262 which was
>> only 12 days ago. The number of PowerPC users is dwindling, and I guess none
>> of the remaining ones ran "port clean all" in the past 12 days, or, if they
>> did, they did not report the problem to us.
> Thanks for fixing it.
>> "port clean all" should not usually be necessary, though it should not
>> cause any harm nor an error message. If you encounter any other problems
>> with this please let us know.
>  Since my hard drive is only 40 gigs on that machine, running make clean
> all is kinda a big deal to me. Obviously the ports build files are not the
> biggest use of my hard drive (podcasts are,) but it is
> a noticeable contributor.
> Justin
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