"port install meld" does not yield working executable

joerg van den hoff veedeehjay at gmail.com
Wed Mar 17 09:07:32 UTC 2021

On 17.03.21 05:07, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Mar 16, 2021, at 13:47, joerg van den hoff wrote:
>> "** (meld:70489): WARNING **: 19:46:07.080: Failed to load shared library './gtksourceview/libgtksourceview-4.0.dylib' referenced by the typelib: dlopen(./gtksourceview/libgtksourceview-4.0.dylib, 9): image not found
>> Meld requires GtkSourceView 4.0 or higher.
>> "
> Hmm.
> That's a relative path, but I don't know what it's meant to be relative to.

yes, I noted this (and suspected that some (environment?) variable might not be set correctly 
somewhere so that $PWD is used as fallback in its place when constructing that path).

> On my system, the gtksourceview4 port installs the file /opt/local/lib/libgtksourceview-4.0.dylib. Do you have that file?

yes I do:

-rwxr-xr-x  1 root  admin  803912 Mar  9 22:42 /opt/local/lib/libgtksourceview-4.0.dylib

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