ryandesign at macports.org
Mon Feb 6 02:00:30 UTC 2017
> On Feb 3, 2017, at 12:10, Tai Viinikka <tai at eastpole.ca> wrote:
> I too was stuck at 2.3.5 with "no configure script found in vendor/tcl/unix"
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 12:07 PM, Rainer Müller <raimue at macports.org <mailto:raimue at macports.org>> wrote:
> On 2017-02-02 17:40, pof at uvic.ca <mailto:pof at uvic.ca> wrote:
> > I suspect this is almost certainly due
> > to an issue with my own setup since I have seen no other similar
> > problems posted in the archives
> This has been reported before and unfortunately it is an upgrade path we
> did not expect or test. rsync does not preserve these symlinks.
> Paul, thanks for mentioning this.
> Rainer, I have a similar problem. Can you identify a bug opened in trac on this upgrade/symlink issue?
> Perhaps a key phrase (but Google is unhelpful):
> configure: error: no configure script found in vendor/tcl/unix
> Regarding your suggestion:
> Edit your /opt/local/etc/macports.conf
> Assuming you meant /opt/local/etc/macports/macports.conf, mine says:
> #rsync_dir release/tarballs/base.tar
> I uncommented the line so I could mess around with this setting and it looks like this value might be wrong for some users.
> Based on https://trac.macports.org/wiki/Mirrors#MacPortsSource <https://trac.macports.org/wiki/Mirrors#MacPortsSource>
> only the US and UK still use that directory structure, and for everyone not using those mirrors, we'd need:
> rsync_dir macports/release/tarballs/base.tar
> or similar.
> I have tried to pursue this route, changing rsync_ and rsync_dir to match several mirrors, and it has not fixed the vendor/tcl/unix problem.
> Any suggestions welcome, including "Open a ticket" or "Add to ticket X."
> I have looked at ticket #53414; the problem description is identical but I have tried the solution offered, commenting out the relevant settings to use defaults, and this does not change anything for me.
Yes, #53414 looks like the ticket that describes this problem. I can't explain why you're still having the problem if rsync_dir is commented out, and thus using the default value.
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