installing patched okular: cannot open Portfile

Pieter van Oostrum pieter-l at
Mon Mar 16 20:13:58 UTC 2020

Ken Cunningham <ken.cunningham.webuse at> writes:

>     gives error:
>         Unable to execute port: Could not open file: /Users/murray/macports/myports/kde/okular/Portfile
>     Could it still be a permissions or ownership issue?
> It is a permissions error. Although Chris and others seem to make this work, it has never worked
> for me to put a macports repo in my home folder. I don’t know why, and I gave up trying to fix it.
> Just put it in /Users/Shared/MacPorts or, what I do, is put them all in /opt (but then you have to
> be careful with sudo, which I always am).
Very strange. I have been using this construction for years. I have all my directories in my private repository with mode 755, and the files 644.
Pieter van Oostrum
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