p5.22-specio failed to uninstall

Mojca Miklavec mojca at macports.org
Tue Nov 22 10:24:36 CET 2016

On 22 November 2016 at 04:29, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Nov 2016, Lawrence Velázquez wrote:
>> > Why would an inactive replaced port have dependents?
>> I'm not sure.
> Well, I've come to a grinding halt because of this.  What further
> information can I supply so this can be fixed?

    sudo port uninstall 'p5.22*'

> Note that I don't even
> know what that port is (I assume it's to do with Perl), as it's required
> by something else.

It was probably required by some other port, but it has been replaced
by p5.24-specio, so it should be safe to remove it and all its

All ports that depend on it must be inactive unless you modified
something manually on your machine only.

I have no idea why MacPorts is facing problems and complains when you
try to uninstall a port that's a dependency of another inactive port,
but I experience the same kind of problems when I run "port reclaim"
(from master). Now I try to avoid running "port reclaim" :)


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