Problem installing rpm using macports

Wim Deblauwe wim.deblauwe at
Sun Jul 1 02:13:04 PDT 2012

I don't want to install an rpm on my mac. I want to build rpm packages on
my mac for installation on other CentOS or Redhat machines.

2012/7/1 Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at>

> On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 2:56 PM, Wim Deblauwe <wim.deblauwe at>wrote:
>> I asked how to install rpm using macports on askdifferent:
>> and I got the answer to try the macports mailing list, so I am doing
>> that now. Anybody who can help with this?
> Just looking at the portfile, it's looking pretty out of date.  I suspect
> it's not being actively maintained (and don't see offhand why anyone would
> use it anyway; it's not like you can usefully install any RPM packages —
> even noarch packages would probably require a metapackage representing OS
> X-provided files  as dependencies.
> Beyond that , this is apparently something going wrong with fixing up
> Python paths.  More detail should be available via "port log rpm"; can you
> pastebin or attach the output from that?
> --
> brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at
> wandering unix systems administrator (available)     (412) 475-9364 vm/sms
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