Problem with macports install, any help greatly appreciated

Lenore Horner LenoreHorner at
Fri Jun 11 08:22:06 PDT 2010

On Jun 11, 2010, at 10:14 AM, John Essam wrote:

> Hi Ryan,		did what you said no problem, this is the terminal screen
> Last login: Fri Jun 19 09:12:17 on console
> john-essams-macbook-pro-15:~ johnessam$ sudo port install gimp
> WARNING: Improper use of the sudo command could lead to data loss
> or the deletion of important system files. Please double-check your
> typing when using sudo. Type "man sudo" for more information.
> To proceed, enter your password, or type Ctrl-C to abort.
> Password:
> password--->  Computing dependencies for gimp
> Nothing else hapenning, is that okay?

That's normal.  Eventually it will start spitting out a series of things as programs gimp needs are installed before gimp.  As Ryan said, this will take a while.


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