port install wireshark fails

tome at qx.net tome at qx.net
Fri Mar 6 08:55:15 PST 2015

> On Mar 5, 2015, at 11:29 AM, tome at QX.Net wrote:
>> Powerbook PPC (pismo) 500Mhz, 10.4.11, 1G ram, 11G disk available
>> I did the 'sudo port clean wireshark' and retried, with same error.
>> A search revealed a reference to a patch:
>> https://trac.macports.org/attachment/ticket/41843/0001-gnome-gstreamer010-add-dependency-on-gobject-introsp.patch
>> which seems like it might be relevant, but I am not familiar enough with
>> how all this fits together to know what to do next.  It seems like a
>> patch
>> that old would have been included in the build.
> Indeed, that ticket has been resolved 15 months ago, and I don't think
> it's at all related to what you're experiencing.
>> Below are the last few
>> lines of the install starting at what I think is the failing error.  Any
>> guidance as to what to do next will be greatly appreciated!  Tom
>> ImportError: dlopen(./.libs/_giscanner.so, 2): Library not loaded:
>> /opt/local/lib/libffi.6.dylib
>>  Referenced from: /opt/local/lib/libgio-2.0.0.dylib
>>  Reason: no suitable image found.  Did find:
>> 	/opt/local/lib/libffi.6.dylib: incompatible cpu-subtype
> This is probably a PowerPC G3-specific issue. I'll bet something got
> inadvertently compiled for PowerPC G4, which is not compatible with your
> G3. What is the CPU subtype of /opt/local/lib/libffi.6.dylib and
> /opt/local/lib/libgio-2.0.0.dylib? Running the following command might
> tell us:
> lipo -info /opt/local/lib/libffi.6.dylib /opt/local/lib/libgio-2.0.0.dylib
Non-fat file: /opt/local/lib/libffi.6.dylib is architecture: ppc7400
Non-fat file: /opt/local/lib/libgio-2.0.0.dylib is architecture: ppc

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