MyPaint install errors

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Nov 28 18:36:00 PST 2011

On Nov 28, 2011, at 19:08, bunk3m wrote:

> I've been trying to install MyPaint.  I've done selfupdate etc. a few times.
> A few days ago when I tried Macports tried to install v0.9.1.  I gave up
> because it failed and I saw that there is a bug/update on the tracker
> that indicated Macports was supposed to install v1.0.  I did a clean and
> waited until today.
> Today I tried again. Now it recognizes and tries to install v1.0.0.  But
> it still fails during the build.
> Now it says it wants py2.6 numpy.  But I also think that it should be
> installing py2.7 numpy if you have Python 2.7 installed.

Ports generally do not change their behavior based on what other ports you might already have installed. We usually want ports to deliver a consistent experience to all users, regardless what other software they may already have installed.

> I have 2.7
> installed.  There is another diff listed on the tracker that says it
> should be building for python2.7.
> So how do I force this to use my already installed Python 2.7 instead of
> 2.6?

If I knew how to get the port to install with python27 I would do so:

Any assistance would be appreciated.

> And, how do I get MyPaint 1.0.0 to install all the dependencies (ie. numpy)?

At the moment, strangely, you need to install py27-numpy, in addition to the py26-numpy. I've now fixed MyPaint to do this, so just wait 30 minutes, then "sudo port selfupdate" and "sudo port clean MyPaint" and try installing it again.

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