Error in port selfupdate

Davide Liessi davide.liessi at
Sat Feb 18 16:56:43 UTC 2017

I recently updated a MacPorts installation from version 2.3.5 to 2.4.0
on Mac OS 10.6.8 via `port selfupdate` and got this error:

/opt/local/libexec/macports/bin/tclsh8.5 ./src/images_to_archives.tcl
Warning: port definitions are more than two weeks old, consider
updating them by running 'port selfupdate'.
This could take a while...
Processing 9 of 979: py27-mako-1.0.4_0.darwin_10.noarch.tbz2
Command failed: /usr/bin/tar -cjf
-T /Volumes/MacPorts/software/py27-mako/tarlist >
/Volumes/MacPorts/software/py27-mako/error.log 2>&1

(/Volumes/MacPorts/software is a directory that is symlinked in

I'm not sure whether this is a bug in MacPorts base or in py27-mako.
MacPorts seems to have installed correctly.
Should I worry about the error?
Should I do anything for py27-mako and the other 970 ports that were
not processed with images_to_archives.tcl?

Best wishes.

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