Re: Problem when executing “port uninstall inactive” related to py21-distribute …
ryandesign at macports.org
Thu Jul 25 08:46:06 PDT 2013
On Jul 25, 2013, at 03:31, William Gallafent wrote:
> Secondly, here's a problem which I've been hitting for a while. As part of some housekeeping, I periodically execute the command:
> $ sudo port uninstall inactive
> … so that superseded ports which are installed on my system are removed.
> Recently, though, the result has been:
> Humber:~ williamg$ sudo port uninstall inactive
> ---> Unable to uninstall py27-distribute @0.6.45_0, the following ports depend on it:
> ---> py27-nose @1.2.1_1
> Error: org.macports.uninstall for port py27-distribute returned: Please uninstall the ports that depend on py27-distribute first.
This has been discussed previously on the macports-dev list:
It's safe to force the uninstallation of py*-distribute since it has been replaced with py*-setuptools, e.g.:
sudo port -f uninstall py27-distribute
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