Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at
Thu Sep 15 11:39:58 PDT 2011

> Now I re-run the command to install mplayer-devel and I get an error on
> the next file.  :-(  See below.
> ---start---
> --->  Fetching archive for gperf
> --->  Attempting to fetch gperf-3.0.4_2.darwin_10.x86_64.tbz2 from
> --->  Attempting to fetch gperf-3.0.4_2.darwin_10.x86_64.tbz2.rmd160
> from
> Error: Target org.macports.archivefetch returned: Failed to verify
> signature for archive!
> Error: Failed to install gperf
> ---end---
> Could it be something with the a file in my ~ directory?  At one point I
> remember we had to change or create some sort of file in the ~
> directory.  A "." file?  I can't remember what it was or what it was called.
> Thanks again for your help.

Well at this point we'll need to get more logging information than the usual stdout.

Before running any other commands that may involve gperf, attach the file that is given by `port logfile gperf`. I caution about running other commands in between because MacPorts will replace the logfile with the newer one, which in some instances might skip several phases of useful information. If in doubt, clean and try to install again then grab the logfile.

If navigating to the file is a pain, you can make a copy in your home directory by:
cp `port logfile gperf` ~/gperf.log

Please attach the log so we can see more details.

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