problem installing gnureadline

Rainer Müller raimue at
Wed Apr 18 13:18:11 UTC 2018

On 2018-04-18 15:07, pagani laurent wrote:
> after uninstalling everything and following the ”migration” tuto (and removing tk from requested ports), I tried to install py36-jupyter but it stopped again with the gnureadline install which still fails in the same way as before (complaining about some scipy directory) though in principle there is nothing left from outside/weird installations.

No port command will get rid of this file/directory when it is not
provided by a MacPorts port. You will have to clean it up manually.

> --->  Configuring py36-gnureadline
> --->  Building py36-gnureadline
> Error: Failed to build py36-gnureadline: command execution failed
> Error: See /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_python_py-gnureadline/py36-gnureadline/main.log for details.
> (attached)
>> Is this file provided by a port? If not, you must have installed it in
>> some other way.
>> port provides
>> /opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.6/lib/python3.6/site-packages/scipy-0.19.1.dist-info
> it says it is a directory.
> Note also that py36-scipy was installed earlier today with MP on my request without failure. 

This file is definitely not coming from the current version of
py36-scipy. I assume you used 'sudo pip install' before (or some script
did) and that installed python packages directly into the MacPorts prefix.

The simplest solution is to just move this directory away:

sudo mv


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