waiting for lock

Rainer M├╝ller raimue at macports.org
Fri May 25 11:23:22 UTC 2018

On 2018-05-25 04:37, Jihyun In wrote:
> I accidentally closed my terminal while updating my port. Now it says
> waiting for lock on /opt/ocal/var/macports/registry/.registry.lock I
> tried to uninstall macports so that I could reinstall it, but it still
> gives me that. What should I do? Answers would be much appreciated.
> Thank you!

This means that the port command is still running in the background
after you closed the terminal window. You have to kill this process to
free the lock. Check for "tclsh" in Activity Monitor.


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