port upgrade outdated reports weird problems with deadline and poplar

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sat Aug 5 00:16:38 UTC 2017

On Aug 4, 2017, at 17:25, Jerry wrote:

> I just ran port selfupdate after several months and experienced the following oddities.
> * readline was reported as disabled:
> $ sudo port selfupdate
> Password:
> --->  Updating MacPorts base sources using rsync
> MacPorts base version 2.4.0 installed,
> MacPorts base version 2.4.1 downloaded.
> --->  Updating the ports tree
> --->  MacPorts base is outdated, installing new version 2.4.1
> Warning: Disabling readline support due to readline in /usr/local
> There is no readline directory in /usr/local.

It didn't say "readline directory"; it said "readline", meaning the readline libraries libreadline or libhistory were found in /usr/local/lib and/or the readline headers were found in /usr/local/include/readline. This is not supported. See:


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