git stash problem with `port sync'

Christopher Jones jonesc at
Sat Sep 15 11:04:47 UTC 2018


Mostly likely because the global settings are under your home area, whilst the checkout below is not.

Just go to  /opt/macports/macports-ports and set the local settings for that area as well.

Or, move your ports checkout to somewhere in your home area.


> On 15 Sep 2018, at 11:49 am, Werner LEMBERG <wl at> wrote:
> Folks,
> after doing various network hacks, calling `port -d sync' now fails.
>  --->  Updating the ports tree
>  Synchronizing local ports tree from file:///opt/macports/macports-ports
>  DEBUG: /opt/local/bin/git pull --rebase --autostash
>  DEBUG: system -W /opt/macports/macports-ports: /opt/local/bin/git pull --rebase --autostash
>  *** Please tell me who you are.
>  Run
>    git config --global "you at"
>    git config --global "Your Name"
>  to set your account's default identity.
>  Omit --global to set the identity only in this repository.
>  fatal: unable to auto-detect email address (got '... at ...')
>  Cannot save the current index state
>  Cannot autostash
>  Command failed: /opt/local/bin/git pull --rebase --autostash
>  Exit code: 1
> Note that I already have set user name and e-mail adress globally, but
> the error persists.  Manually calling `git stash' works also just fine.
> Any ideas how to solve this?
>    Werner

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