running script error (eigen symmetric)

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Dec 3 13:38:07 PST 2012

On Dec 3, 2012, at 14:59, Amy Anderson <amyla333 at> wrote:

>  I tried installing py27-scikits-umfpack and got this error. 
> main.log is attached also.
> sudo port install
> could not read "/Users/moriah/Desktop/Portfile": permission denied
> Please see the log file for port py-scikits-umfpack for details:
>     /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_Users_moriah_Desktop/py-scikits-umfpack/main.log
> To report a bug, follow the instructions in the guide:

You will need to put the portfile somewhere where MacPorts can read it. Ever since the gsoc08-privileges branch was merged into MacPorts, locations in your home directory are no longer a good place, unless you use chmod to change the permissions of your home directory to allow the macports user to look inside it.

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