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Ticket #29505 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Can't deactivate port with deactivated dependent

Reported by: roger@… Owned by: macports-tickets@…
Priority: Normal Milestone: MacPorts 2.0.0
Component: base Version: 1.9.2
Keywords: Cc:


I want to deactivate the ruby port. The swig-ruby port depends on it, so I deactivate swig-ruby. When I try to deactivate ruby, I'm told:

Unable to uninstall/deactivate ruby @1.8.7-p334_0+thread_hooks, the following ports depend on it:
--->  	swig-ruby @2.0.3_0

So, I must uninstall a deactivated port in order to deactivate one it depends upon.

The semantics for deactivate should be the same as for uninstall, it seems to me.

Change History

comment:1 follow-up: ↓ 3 Changed 5 years ago by jmr@…

  • Component changed from ports to base

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comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by jmr@…

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Milestone set to MacPorts 2.0.0

comment:3 in reply to: ↑ 1 Changed 5 years ago by roger@…

Replying to jmr@…: Sorry.

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