has port install syntax recently changed?

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Thu Jun 3 08:57:42 PDT 2010

On 2010-6-4 01:38 , Lucas Vickers wrote:
> Hello,
> I have used macports on this machine to install boost, and I am not
> attempting to install mysqlxx.
> I appear to be forced to use variants, and am having some trouble with
> the syntax.  I have looked online and I am still confused.
> ----------------------
> Some examples:
> $ sudo port install boost
> Error: Unable to execute port: wrong # args: should be "check_variants
> variations target"

Your base install is broken; looks like port(1) is from a different
version than the macports1.0 package.

- Josh

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