Is it possible to uninstall MacPorts without doing a migration?
jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Sun Jun 3 19:31:32 UTC 2018
> On 3 Jun 2018, at 8:23 pm, Evan Biederstedt <evan.biederstedt at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm currently using MacOS High Sierra 10.13.5. I would like to uninstall MacPorts on my macbook.
> Based on the instructions here:
> I should do the following
> $ sudo port -fp uninstall installed
> Here is the response I see:
> Error: Current platform "darwin 17" does not match expected platform "darwin 16"
> Error: If you upgraded your OS, please follow the migration instructions: https://trac.macports.org/wiki/Migration
> OS platform mismatch
> while executing
> "mportinit ui_options global_options global_variations"
> Error: /opt/local/bin/port: Failed to initialize MacPorts, OS platform mismatch
> Do I really need to do a migration first before uninstalling? Is there a way to install directly now?
The link you post above gives a second method of removing all traces of macports, just using an ‘rm -f’ command. Just do that ....
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