libusb-devel port

Chris Jones jonesc at
Tue Apr 5 10:40:27 UTC 2022

On 05/04/2022 11:33 am, Christoph Kukulies wrote:
> I’m in the need of testing a libusb issue with an intermediate build of 
> libusb (1.0.26-rc1, that is)
> Since I’m always reluctant of mixing brew and macports - is that 
> actually „dangerous“ or impossible at all, should that be avoided or can 
> it be done -
> One of the developers of libusb told me that the libusb-devel port is 
> broken. I’d prefer using macports. Trying it, I got:
> $ sudo port install libusb-devel
> Password:
> Error: Can't install libusb-devel because conflicting ports are active: 
> libusb
> Error: Follow 
> <> if you believe there is a bug.
> Error: Processing of port libusb-devel failed
> $
> Any advice?

you need to deacivate libusb first

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