Port installation time

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Mar 3 14:16:59 PST 2010

On Mar 3, 2010, at 14:28, lapicide wrote:

> lapicide wrote:
>> I installed macports and then issued the command for verbose installation
>> of geany 0.18 (devel).
>> The process has not finished after over 7 hours and I have no idea how
>> much longer it is going take.
> After nearly 28 hours this is how the build ended:
> Warning: the following items did not execute (for gzip):
> org.macports.activate org.macports.build org.macports.destroot
> org.macports.install
>> Error: The following dependencies failed to build: vte py26-gtk py26-cairo
>> py26-numpy atlas gzip fftw-3 py26-nose py26-setuptools py26-gobject libffi
>> Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.

We need more information that that to begin to diagnose. The text you copied here just tells us "an error occurred while building gzip", but not what specifically happened. Try "sudo port -d install gzip" which should print much more information and tell us exactly what went wrong.

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