Ports Install Vim an Endless Loop

Clemens Lang cal at macports.org
Wed Oct 3 17:06:31 PDT 2012


On Wed, Oct 03, 2012 at 06:52:09PM -0500, Christopher Stone wrote:
> I just tried to install Vim via MacPorts and it apparently dropped
> into an endless loop:

No, it only seemingly went into an endless loop:

> --->  Attempting to fetch 7.3.533 from […]
> --->  Attempting to fetch 7.3.534 from […]

Do you see the difference between those lines? The vim port downloads a
large number of patchfiles (current around 660).

> I let this run for a few minutes before canceling-out.

You'll have to leave it running for a couple more minutes.

Clemens Lang

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