port outdated show updates, port upgrade outdated say no updates available

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Sun May 30 20:41:56 PDT 2010

On 2010-5-31 13:32 , Joshua Root wrote:
> On 2010-5-31 12:47 , Adam Mercer wrote:
>> The gcc44 port was at version 4.4.1_0 a while ago, i.e. for at least 7
>> months, and as I upgrade my outdated ports about once a week this has
>> been a problem for a while and can't be related to the switch to
>> 1.9.0-rc1. This has started showing up as of 1.9.0-rc1, but clearly
>> its been a problem for a while otherwise I'd be running something
>> newer than 4.4.1_0.
>> Is there a way the registry could have got corrupted in some strange
>> way that would result port to think gcc44 wasn't installed?
> Maybe. Post the contents of the receipt.

The quickest way to get to the bottom of this may be for you to do some
good old fashioned printf debugging in get_outdated_ports, to see at
what point gcc44 gets excluded from the list.

- Josh

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