Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

#13652 closed defect (duplicate)

port dmg pdftohtml - fails - Root directory "/opt/local/var/macports/build/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_ports_textproc_pdftohtml/work/destroot" is not valid.

Reported by: grahamperrin@… Owned by: macports-tickets@…
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: base Version: 1.6.0
Keywords: binaries packages disk images Cc: grahamperrin@…


I'm following the examples at

[grahamperrin:~] gjp22% sudo port dmg pdftohtml
--->  Creating pkg for pdftohtml-0.40a
Error: Target org.macports.pkg returned: shell command …

Command output: 
The package could not be created because of the following errors:
Root directory … destroot" is not valid.

Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.

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comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by grahamperrin@…

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Please: if sudo port dmg portname is not sufficient:

  • is there a better command for building packages, images and in MacPorts 1.6 mdmg targets?

mdmg is preferred.

Thanks for any advice.


comment:2 Changed 13 years ago by grahamperrin@…

comment:3 Changed 13 years ago by afb@…

Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

comment:4 Changed 13 years ago by grahamperrin@…

Note to self:


comment:5 Changed 13 years ago by jmpp@…

Component: portsbase
Milestone: MacPorts base bugs
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