macports-users Digest, Vol 163, Issue 12
murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 15:04:08 UTC 2020
I did that: used mode 755 for directories, mode 644 for files there.
Still, same error Unable to execute port: Could not open file: /Users/murray/macports/myports/kde/okular/Portfile
Did you get this to work with your own version of a port already included in MacPorts?
> On16 Mar 2020 21:13:58 +0100,Pieter van Oostrum <pieter-l at vanoostrum.org <mailto:pieter-l at vanoostrum.org>> wrote:
> Subject: Re: installing patched okular: cannot open Portfile
> Ken Cunningham <ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.com <mailto:ken.cunningham.webuse at gmail.com>> 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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