macports-users Digest, Vol 66, Issue 27
ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Feb 29 16:28:31 PST 2012
On Feb 29, 2012, at 17:47, Ollie Oberg wrote:
> I've had a few similar problems installing under Leopard. "shell command failed" errors often were the result of something going wrong with pkg-config.
In MacPorts, "shell command failed" basically means "an error occurred". Nothing more specific than that. Consult the log for more details.
> I would recommend trying to install xfig from source (if available) and seeing what the output is from that. It may give you a clue as to where the problem lies.
Why not just consult the MacPorts main.log file?
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