Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Oct 22 15:34:06 PDT 2012

On Oct 21, 2012, at 20:27, jake pasner wrote:

> First off I should say I could be incorrectly using this list so please tell me to shut up and go somewhere else if that is what I should do.

Welcome to MacPorts! This is a great place to ask for this kind of help; hopefully we can figure this out.

> Error: Failed to install xorg-libXdamage
> Please see the log file for port xorg-libXdamage for details:
>     /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_x11_xorg-libXdamage/xorg-libXdamage/main.log

This file might contain more information; could you send it to us?

> I looked around online for a while and found stuff that said to update my ports.  So I ran $ sudo port selfupdate.  It replied that MacPorts base was already the latest version.

Yes MacPorts base was already the latest version, but selfupdate also updates your ports tree; dozens of ports are updated by our developers each day so running selfupdate often is recommended.

> Error: Unable to execute port: sqlite error: database disk image is malformed (11) while executing query: SELECT state FROM registry.ports WHERE id=105

At this point I'll defer to others who understand the registry better.

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