WebKit2-GTK: quartz VS XQuartz

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Tue Apr 5 21:46:46 PDT 2016

On Apr 5, 2016, at 12:42 PM, Andrea Giammarchi wrote:

> every single module was erroring when it was trying to fetch it.
You should be more specific, and state what error you get.

> I have a clean timemachine image with installed latest updates for El Captain, latest MacPorts, latest XCode and CLI, nothing else. It's a "fresh dev start" environment and it never managed to bring in epiphany out of the box.
> Even modules like zlib were failing, but not when installed a parts. Splitting in macro-installs solved for me ... I can document it with a video if you want me to, but all you'll see is an error that has nothing to do with the module that errored, it just cannot apparently handle the whole list of dependencies for epiphany.

Yes I have seen such a problem when trying to install hundreds of ports all at once, and splitting it up, by first installing a few dependencies, does resolve it. It is a difficult problem to debug.

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