sudo port -v install inkscape +quartz failed

Andrew Udvare audvare at
Thu Jan 9 02:48:38 UTC 2020

On 08/01/2020 18:24, lars.sonchocky-helldorf at wrote:

> Error: Failed to activate py37-setuptools: Image error: /opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.7/bin/easy_install already exists and does not belong to a registered port.  Unable to activate port py37-setuptools. Use 'port -f activate py37-setuptools' to force the activation.

This error means at some point you overwrote your copy of easy_install
with a non-MacPorts version. Simply activate the package with the -f
(--force) flag.

port -f activate py37-setuptools

In the future, make sure avoid running pip/make
install/ package managers as root or using
sudo, especially if they are going to write into /opt/local.


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