problem installing gnureadline

pagani laurent laurent.pagani at
Wed Apr 18 13:44:07 UTC 2018

You are right of course. So I ended up removing everything which was not installed yesterday or today and that cured it but is there a way to clean up completely /opt/local without removing Macports itself so that one can reply the reinstall script easily ?


> Le 18 avr. 2018 à 15:18, Rainer Müller <raimue at <mailto:raimue at>> a écrit :
> 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
> /opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.6/lib/python3.6/site-packages/scipy-0.19.1.dist-info
> ~/Desktop/
> Rainer

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