crafty: can't create directory "work": permission denied

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Tue Nov 12 04:55:32 PST 2013

On Nov 12, 2013, at 06:50, Art McGee <amcgee at> wrote:

> Unable to compile crafty. Running 5.0.1 and 10.9 now, but had the same problem with 5.0 and 10.8. Log attached.

Well there seems to be something wrong with your permissions. Assuming this issue is specific to the crafty port, then the issue will be with a directory in /opt/local/var/macports/build whose name ends with the word “crafty”. Look for such a directory and delete it, then try again.

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