Processing of port gimp-help-en failed, was: [Mountain Lion] gimp installation fails

FritzS - gmx fritzs at
Tue Jul 31 21:51:08 PDT 2012

Am 31.07.2012 um 22:58 schrieb Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at>:

> On Jul 31, 2012, at 10:44, FritzS - gmx <fritzs at> wrote:
>> --->  Building gimp-help-en
>> Error: for port gimp-help-en returned: command execution failed
>> Please see the log file for port gimp-help-en for details:
>>    /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_graphics_gimp-help-en/gimp-help-en/main.log
>> To report a bug, follow the instructions in the guide:
>> Error: Processing of port gimp-help-en failed
>> install gimp  or
>> install gimp2 
>> hangs on the same point
>> About this hint
>> what should I do on my system?
> I've fixed this and resolved this ticket.
>> Please look for this tracks too
> I've fixed this as well and resolved this ticket.
>> #35378: w3m: sed: RE error: illegal byte sequence 
>> #35405: w3m: sed: RE error: illegal byte sequence 
> These are duplicates of #35080 which was fixed.
>> #35364: some applications want run 
>> #35356: macports won't work after upgrade to MountainLion 
> These were closed as invalid days ago already.

Hi Ryan,
I read all and done all what you tell I should do

But the gimp installation hangs an gimp-help-en too

Please, please help me to get a gimp installation.

I am not a port or Linux guru.

Today I run
bash-3.2$ sudo port -v selfupdate
bash-3.2$ sudo port -v upgrade outdated
bash-3.2$ sudo port clean --all installed
bash-3.2$ sudo port -f uninstall gimp-help-en
bash-3.2$ sudo port -s install gimp-help-en configure.args=--without-gimp

But it fails again, what should I do now?

I make a new clean ticket.
the logfile

I use ML 10.8,  Xcode 4.4, MacPorts 2.1.2

fritzs at

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