Cannot uninstall local port with invalid version number

S P Arif Sahari Wibowo arifsaha at
Fri Jul 20 21:50:49 UTC 2018

On 2018-07-20, 13:27, David Strubbe wrote:
> I believe the root cause is that you used something very 
> strange as a revision. I suspect you meant to use 
> "" as a version not a 
> revision. In our terminology, revisions mean updates to the 
> packaging in the Portfile, while versions mean updates to the 
> underlying code.

I understood that. In other packaging system, usually it is 
possible to have revision number that not a single digit, in 
fact, string often accepted, to show a revision that is not 
exactly in main path.

> The MacPorts base, of course, should have applied to same 
> check to the revision string you supplied at build time as it 
> is doing at uninstall time.

But Macports certainly did not do that.

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