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Last modified 5 months ago Last modified on 10/21/14 10:01:33

Mavericks Problems

General Issues

First of all, please read Migration.

Updating MacPorts Base

Versions of MacPorts built on 10.8 or lower will fail to install packages on Mavericks because of a missing /usr/bin/gnutar. The solution to that problem is to re-install MacPorts using the installer for Mavericks. Do not create a symlink named /usr/bin/gnutar pointing to a different version of tar or a version of gnutar you installed using MacPorts or yourself.

Ensure you have at least the command line tools installed by running xcode-select --install from a Terminal. Make sure to also run this even if you have Xcode installed, because you might otherwise see an error message about MacPorts not being able to find Tcl with the next selfupdate. You may have to open the Xcode application to accept a new license even after doing this.

Tickets for Broken Ports

jack does not build OSX 10.9
tightvnc @1.3.10: fatal error: ' X11 .rules' file not found
synergy @1.3.8_1 fails to compile on mavericks when trying to include tr1/tuple
media tomb does not build on Maverick
mpg123 1.14.4 - Failed to open module coreaudio
Apache-ivy fails to install on OS X Mavericks
pinentry 0.8.2_0 +qt4 fails to build on OS X Mavericks 10.9
powerpc-rtems-gcc @4.2.3 doesn't compile with the default compiler in Mavericks
qtiplot @ crashes with segmentation fault: 11
vxl fails to build on OS X 10.9 Mavericks
mysql-connector-java fails build on OSX Mavericks
wine: Assertion failed at address 0x000b:0x9938f952 (thread 0009), starting debugger...
arpack @3.1.3: Undefined symbols
libvmime @0.9.1_1: error: unknown type name 'pthread_mutex_t'
rasmol @ Imake.tmpl:2144:10: fatal error: ' X11 .rules' file not found
emacs-app: different font after moving to mavericks
Installing subversion-javahlbindings (1.8.4) fails on OS X 10.9
Virtualbox @4.2.14: doesn't build on Mavericks
pan2 fails to build with macports 2.2.1 on Mavericks
libtorrent: fatal error: 'tr1/functional' file not found
kdenlive fails to run on 10.9 if gavl is installed
magicpoint @1.13a - fatal error: ' X11 .rules' file not found
zenity fails under mavericks
Fetching distfiles will inexplicably hang in Mavericks
arpack @3.1.3: configure failed
libbonoboui @2.24.5: error: format string is not a string literal [-Werror,-Wformat-nonliteral]
portmidi @217 Can't find jni.h even though it exists
gcc48 @4.8.2 fortran does not work
fuse4x-kext: No architectures to compile for (ARCHS=, VALID_ARCHS=i386 x86_64).
unison +aqua @2.40.102_1 does not build on Mavericks
herrie @2.2_0: Error: some dependencies are missing <spiff/spiff_c.h>
Cacti port fails on Mavericks
mysql5: uses /usr/lib/libstdc++.6.dylib as C++ standard library although macports::cxx_stdlib is set to libc++
mpeg4ip @ does not compile on Mavericks
Aqua applications not compiling on Mavericks / Xcode 5.0.2 (ibtool error)
airport fails to build on Mavericks
zenity on Maverics errors with GTK-warning cannot open display
boost @1.55.0_2: 'bits/c++config.h' file not found
codeblocks/wxWidgets-3.0: wxcrt.h: error: call to 'wcsstr' is ambiguous (on 10.9)
MyPaint @1.1.0 - build failure: ld: symbol(s) not found for architecture x86_64
qmail-spamcontrol @2.5.19: fatal error: 'nameser8_compat.h' file not found
ceres-solver @1.9.0 library segfaults
libgcc @4.9.2: build fails with 10 parallel jobs

openexr: configure failure on Mavericks
crack-attack won't build/install on OS X Mavericks
cdrtools @3.00_1: mkisofs receives abort trap on Mavericks host if -graft-points option is used
Compile Error in Open (GNU) Cobol when compiling in OS 10.9 Mavericks ( New Install )
gstreamer1-gst-plugins-base @ 1.4.4_0: fails to build on Mavericks 10.9.5
mt-daapd not compiling on Mavericks 10.10
slatec @4.1_0+gcc49 Mavericks Slatec Linking Error
demeter fails configure on Mavericks
libcaca 0.99beta1 does not build on Mavericks