Error: Failed to configure boost

Christopher Jones jonesc at
Fri Apr 23 14:53:03 UTC 2021

Python 2.7 is no longer the default variant with boost, and your log shows you are still using this.

> sudo port sync
> sudo port -f uninstall boost
> sudo ports install boost

As others have said, the best way to avoid issues like this is to not leave things too long between port updates.

> On 23 Apr 2021, at 3:48 pm, tom eee <eeetom87 at> wrote:
> I got the following error message while doing sudo port upgrade outdated:
> Error: Failed to configure boost: configure failure: command execution failed
> OS X 10.7.5
> Mac Mini mid-2011
> main.log is attached.
> Thank you,
> Tom
> <main.log>

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