Build Failure: akonadi, digikam, gdal, inkscape, inkscape-devel, libxmlxx2, opencv, openmotif, rb-rmagick, sox, and 3 more

Joshua Root jmr at
Tue Aug 8 22:25:19 UTC 2017

Jan Stary wrote:
> On Aug 08 02:54:54, buildbot at wrote:
>> Status:       Failure
>> Build slave:  ports-10.7_x86_64_legacy
>> Full logs:
> I want to look into this (being the maintainer of SoX),
> but I'm not sure where to start looking.
> The above page links to 38 other logs; which one of those contains
> the failed build of audio/sox? (There is no indication in the link names.)

There is actually no log for sox here. The build of synfig was aborted 
because sox was marked as having failed in a previous build.

>> Log from failed builds:
>> 	Building 'synfig' ... [ERROR] (failed to install dependency 'sox')
>> 	> maintainers: ryandesign at,hans at
> port info says that synfig is a vector-based 2-D animation package.
> Why does it depend on SoX in the first place?

It doesn't directly depend on sox, it depends on mlt which depends on sox.

> I don't have a 10.7 machine. I only have a 10.6.8,
> where it builds fine since the upgrade to SoX 14.4.2 in 2015.
> Is there some farm of Mac machines I can test on?

The MacPorts project does not have this.

I started a build of sox on 10.7 for you, so you can see the error at 

- Josh

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