Error installing ncurses

G R Lewis groblewis at
Mon Sep 3 19:24:17 PDT 2012

After not using mac ports for a long time I'm trying to catch up. I got through the phase of switching to the new and doing a selfupdate, but now this happens: 

$ sudo port upgrade outdated
--->  Computing dependencies for gettext
--->  Dependencies to be installed: ncurses
--->  Activating ncurses @5.9_1
Error: org.macports.activate for port ncurses returned: Image error: /opt/local/bin/captoinfo is being used by the active ncursesw port.  Please deactivate this port first, or use 'port -f activate ncurses' to force the activation.
Error: Failed to install ncurses
Please see the log file for port ncurses for details:
Error: The following dependencies were not installed: ncurses
Error: Unable to upgrade port: 1
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Any tips on what to do? TIA. 

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