snowleopardfixes is obsolete; please uninstall it.

Chris Jones jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Sun Oct 6 09:21:41 UTC 2019


Hi,

You must have not upgraded that machine for a very very long time, as snowleopardfixes was replaced some time ago now. Not upgrading machines for extended periods can lead to problems when you do, and is not advised.

In this case do what it says below. Uninstall the port and try again.

Chris

> On 5 Oct 2019, at 11:34 pm, Jeffrey Walton <noloader at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> ´╗┐Hi Everyone,
> 
> I'm trying to get an old PowerMac upgraded. I'm seeing the error
> message below. Cat'ing the log, I can't tell which package I should
> remove.
> 
> What package should be removed?
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> ===== Terminal commands =====
> 
> root# port selfupdate && port upgrade outdated && port clean inactive
> &&  port -f uninstall inactive
> --->  Updating MacPorts base sources using rsync
> MacPorts base version 2.6.1 installed,
> MacPorts base version 2.6.1 downloaded.
> --->  Updating the ports tree
> --->  MacPorts base is already the latest version
> 
> ===== Terminal Output =====
> 
> The ports tree has been updated. To upgrade your installed ports, you should run
>  port upgrade outdated
> --->  Configuring snowleopardfixes
> Error: snowleopardfixes is obsolete; please uninstall it.
> Error: Failed to configure snowleopardfixes: obsolete port
> Error: See /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_devel_snowleopardfixes/snowleopardfixes/main.log
> for details.
> Error: Follow https://guide.macports.org/#project.tickets to report a bug.
> 
> ===== Log file =====
> 
> root# cat /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_devel_snowleopardfixes/snowleopardfixes/main.log
> version:1
> :debug:sysinfo Mac OS X 10.5 (darwin/9.8.0) arch powerpc
> :debug:sysinfo MacPorts 2.5.4
> :debug:sysinfo Xcode 3.1.4
> :debug:sysinfo SDK 10.5
> :debug:sysinfo MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET: 10.5
> :debug:clean snowleopardfixes has no conflicts
> :debug:main Executing org.macports.main (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main dropping privileges: euid changed to 507, egid changed to 500.
> :debug:archivefetch archivefetch phase started at Sat Aug 10 03:24:42 EDT 2019
> :debug:archivefetch Executing org.macports.archivefetch (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:archivefetch Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not
> running as root.
> :debug:fetch fetch phase started at Sat Aug 10 03:24:42 EDT 2019
> :notice:fetch --->  Fetching distfiles for snowleopardfixes
> :debug:fetch elevating privileges for fetch: euid changed to 0, egid
> changed to 0.
> :debug:fetch dropping privileges: euid changed to 507, egid changed to 500.
> :debug:fetch Executing org.macports.fetch (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:fetch Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:checksum checksum phase started at Sat Aug 10 03:24:42 EDT 2019
> :notice:checksum --->  Verifying checksums for snowleopardfixes
> :debug:checksum Executing org.macports.checksum (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:checksum Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:extract extract phase started at Sat Aug 10 03:24:43 EDT 2019
> :notice:extract --->  Extracting snowleopardfixes
> :debug:extract Executing org.macports.extract (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:extract Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:patch patch phase started at Sat Aug 10 03:24:43 EDT 2019
> :debug:patch Executing org.macports.patch (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:patch Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:configure configure phase started at Sat Aug 10 03:24:43 EDT 2019
> :notice:configure --->  Configuring snowleopardfixes
> :debug:configure Preferred compilers: gcc-4.2 apple-gcc-4.2 gcc-4.0
> macports-clang-3.4 macports-clang-3.3
> :debug:configure Using compiler 'Xcode GCC 4.2'
> :debug:configure Executing proc-pre-org.macports.configure-configure-0
> :error:configure snowleopardfixes is obsolete; please uninstall it.
> :error:configure Failed to configure snowleopardfixes: obsolete port
> :debug:configure Error code: NONE
> :debug:configure Backtrace: obsolete port
> :debug:configure     while executing
> :debug:configure "$pre $targetname"
> :error:configure See
> /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_devel_snowleopardfixes/snowleopardfixes/main.log
> for details.
> version:1
> :debug:sysinfo Mac OS X 10.5 (darwin/9.8.0) arch powerpc
> :debug:sysinfo MacPorts 2.6.1
> :debug:sysinfo Xcode 3.1.4
> :debug:sysinfo SDK 10.5
> :debug:sysinfo MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET: 10.5
> :debug:clean snowleopardfixes has no conflicts
> :debug:main Executing org.macports.main (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main dropping privileges: euid changed to 507, egid changed to 500.
> :debug:main Skipping completed org.macports.archivefetch (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:main Skipping completed org.macports.fetch (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:main Skipping completed org.macports.checksum (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:main Skipping completed org.macports.extract (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:main Skipping completed org.macports.patch (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:configure configure phase started at Sat Oct  5 15:29:30 EDT 2019
> :notice:configure --->  Configuring snowleopardfixes
> :debug:configure Preferred compilers: gcc-4.2 llvm-gcc-4.2
> apple-gcc-4.2 gcc-4.0 macports-clang-8.0 macports-clang-7.0
> macports-clang-6.0 macports-clang-5.0 macports-clang-3.7
> macports-clang-3.4 macports-gcc-7 macports-gcc-6 macports-gcc-5
> :debug:configure Using compiler 'Xcode GCC 4.2'
> :debug:configure Executing proc-pre-org.macports.configure-configure-0
> :error:configure snowleopardfixes is obsolete; please uninstall it.
> :error:configure Failed to configure snowleopardfixes: obsolete port
> :debug:configure Error code: NONE
> :debug:configure Backtrace: obsolete port
> :debug:configure     while executing
> :debug:configure "$pre $targetname"
> :error:configure See
> /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_devel_snowleopardfixes/snowleopardfixes/main.log
> for details.
> version:1
> :debug:sysinfo Mac OS X 10.5 (darwin/9.8.0) arch powerpc
> :debug:sysinfo MacPorts 2.6.1
> :debug:sysinfo Xcode 3.1.4
> :debug:sysinfo SDK 10.5
> :debug:sysinfo MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET: 10.5
> :debug:main snowleopardfixes has no conflicts
> :debug:main Executing org.macports.main (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main dropping privileges: euid changed to 507, egid changed to 500.
> :debug:main Skipping completed org.macports.archivefetch (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:main Skipping completed org.macports.fetch (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:main Skipping completed org.macports.checksum (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:main Skipping completed org.macports.extract (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:main Skipping completed org.macports.patch (snowleopardfixes)
> :debug:main Privilege de-escalation not attempted as not running as root.
> :debug:configure configure phase started at Sat Oct  5 17:36:15 EDT 2019
> :notice:configure --->  Configuring snowleopardfixes
> :debug:configure Preferred compilers: gcc-4.2 llvm-gcc-4.2
> apple-gcc-4.2 gcc-4.0 macports-clang-8.0 macports-clang-7.0
> macports-clang-6.0 macports-clang-5.0 macports-clang-3.7
> macports-clang-3.4 macports-gcc-7 macports-gcc-6 macports-gcc-5
> :debug:configure Using compiler 'Xcode GCC 4.2'
> :debug:configure Executing proc-pre-org.macports.configure-configure-0
> :error:configure snowleopardfixes is obsolete; please uninstall it.
> :error:configure Failed to configure snowleopardfixes: obsolete port
> :debug:configure Error code: NONE
> :debug:configure Backtrace: obsolete port
> :debug:configure     while executing
> :debug:configure "$pre $targetname"
> :error:configure See
> /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_devel_snowleopardfixes/snowleopardfixes/main.log
> for details.



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