james.secan at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 22:25:20 UTC 2022
Wiping the install and reloading everything did the trick. Had a problem with ghostscript, but turned out I didn’t get everything reloaded (missing netpbm). That’s six hours I’ll never get back! Probably my own fault, but still. At least I ended Friday with everything working again.
> On Aug 19, 2022, at 3:00 PM, James <jam at tigger.ws> wrote:
>> On 20 Aug 2022, at 2:34 am, Jim Secan <james.secan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My Mac Mini server is running Mavericks (long story) and a recent update to xorg-xorgproto to version 2022.2 (well, since my last full macports update on the server) has decided it’s too good for Mavericks (10.9) and will only work on 10.10 or later. I was hoping I could just jettison everything that uses this, but that’s most of the X11 stuff, and Imagemagick, which I use a lot, depends on these. So, unless I can find older versions of these ports I’m dead until I upgrade my server.
>> Any ideas of ways forward other than a new server? Upgrading the OS is right out.
> What I did with an old mac-mini is to run linux on it! (I also went to SSD) but it is lovely
> For me the biggest mac-loss was 'word' and MS tools, but I found 'softmaker' to be a good substitute.
> I use mac-ports lots so it was all familiar (gnuplot, imagemagick, (rosegarden is a bonus) etc)
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