Screen port failed to compile and install

Andrea Riciputi mr.rech.list at
Mon Jan 4 10:08:48 PST 2010

So, there has been an open ticket for 4 months now and not a solution yet. By the way I'd like to have "screen" from Macport since it applies the "vertical split" patch (patch-wrp_vertical_split). Now what? How can we get this patch applied?


On 4 Jan 2010, at 18:52, Joshua Root wrote:

> On 2010-1-5 04:36 , Andrea Riciputi wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm quite new to Macport, but recently I switch to it from Fink, since I find Macport a neater system. However when I tried to install the port for "screen" I got the following error message:
>> % sudo port install screen
>> --->  Computing dependencies for screen
>> --->  Building screen
>> Error: Target returned: shell command " cd "/opt/local/var/macports/build/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_ports_sysutils_screen/work/screen-4.0.3" && /usr/bin/make -j2 all " returned error 2
>> Command output: /usr/bin/gcc-4.2 -c -I. -I.    -O2 -arch x86_64 pty.c
>> In file included from screen.h:144,
>>                 from pty.c:30:
>> display.h:182: warning: 'utmp' is deprecated (declared at /usr/include/utmp.h:96)
>> In file included from screen.h:145,
>>                 from pty.c:30:
>> window.h:247: warning: 'utmp' is deprecated (declared at /usr/include/utmp.h:96)
>> pty.c:38:26: error: sys/stropts.h: No such file or directory
>> make: *** [pty.o] Error 1
> Using the Trac search page at
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> turns up this ticket:
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> - Josh

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