Failure to build libsndfile

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Jul 3 08:01:56 UTC 2017

On Jul 3, 2017, at 01:07, Dave Horsfall wrote:

> On Sun, 2 Jul 2017, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> Is there some reason why my local mirror is out of date?
>> The mirror isn't out of date. MacPorts should never have attempted to 
>> fetch the patch from the mirror, because the patch should already have 
>> been in the files directory:
>> Why isn't it there on your system?
> I have no idea; you tell me...
> My schedule is: Sunday I "port -u uninstall" to clean out old versions, 
> then Monday I "port selfupdate" which tells me to run "port upgrade 
> outdated" (and sometimes offers to clean up some space).  I do not 
> otherwise fiddle with MacPorts, because I do not know enough to do so (I 
> know my limits).  Therefore, any problem could only have been introduced 
> my MacPorts itself...

What's in your libsndfile directory at this time?

ls -dl $(find $(port dir libsndfile))

There should be a Portfile and in the files directory the aforementioned patch file. 

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