More than one version

M. Daniel Becque mdbecque at
Fri Jul 27 10:01:40 PDT 2012

Ah ha! Now I see. Thanks

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 11:54 AM, Jeremy Lavergne <
jeremy at> wrote:

> > As I was trying to understand a universal build I built a few ports
> again as universal. No sense on my machine and for example when I do a port
> list installed I get three versions of boehmgc all with the same version
> number, @7.2c. When I do port list inactive I get 2 versions of the same
> but no way to tell which is which. If I do sudo port install boehmgc,
> macports understands and deactivates the universal build andactivates the
> ppc build. Now, how do I tell macports to uninstall the inactive versions
> and tell them apart in a listing? I might have gotten it wrong when i tried
> the -u option with install but before i go on and make a further mess I
> thought that I would ask the group.
> port echo gets you information for that specific instance of a port.
> port list gets you information about the current port.
> running `port list installed` will show you the same information repeated
> for each port because it's pulling the current version's info only.
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