Issue with installing port

Peter Hancock hancock at
Wed Jan 25 22:48:47 UTC 2023

On 25/01/2023 21:40, Will Senn wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to get pandoc to install. I get these messages:
> :info:archivefetch ---> pandoc-3.0_0+stack.darwin_18.x86_64.tbz2 doesn't seem to exist in /opt/local/var/macports/incoming/verified
> :msg:archivefetch --->  Attempting to fetch pandoc-3.0_0+stack.darwin_18.x86_64.tbz2 from
> And, sure enough, that tbz2 file doesn't exist on my filesystem, or at the url listed.
> So, no pandoc :(.

I'm accustomed to install pandoc using ghcup and cabal (outside macports).
In the past few days: it installs a pandoc library, but not an executable,
mentioning an cabal issue (#6481) on the pandoc github. Perhaps the cabal infrastructure
of pandoc is going wonky in a way that might affect macports.


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