Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

#32318 new defect

pythia @8.135_0 conflicts with libevent on Event.h

Reported by: martin.zeman@… Owned by: macports-tickets@…
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: ports Version: 2.0.3
Keywords: Cc: brett@…
Port: pythia

Description (last modified by ryandesign (Ryan Schmidt))

sudo port install pythia fails on activation due to a conflict in the includes: Event.h I believe this is connected to my installation of ROOT / libevent? I can provide a list of my installed ports, but I am not sure how to find to which port the conflicting event.h belongs. Is there a way to find out?



--->  Activating pythia @8.135_0
Error: Target org.macports.activate returned: Image error: /Ports/include/Event.h already exists and does not belong to a registered port.  Unable to activate port pythia. Use 'port -f activate pythia' to force the activation.
Log for pythia is at: /Ports/var/macports/logs/_Ports_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_tarballs_ports_science_pythia/pythia/main.log
Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.
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Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by ryandesign (Ryan Schmidt)

  • Cc brett@… added
  • Description modified (diff)
  • Owner changed from macports-tickets@… to mattiafrancescomoro@…
  • Port pythia added
  • Summary changed from Installing Pythia @8.135_0 conflicts on Event.h to pythia @8.135_0 conflicts with libevent on Event.h

The error message is a little misleading: "/Ports/include/Event.h already exists and does not belong to a registered port." It's true, no port provides Event.h, but libevent provides ${prefix}/include/event.h, which, on a case-insensitive filesystem like most of us use, is just as conflicting.

pythia and libevent should either be marked as conflicting with one another, or ideally, pythia should install its files somewhere else so it does not conflict.

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by mf2k (Frank Schima)

  • Owner changed from mattiafrancescomoro@… to macports-tickets@…

This port no longer has a maintainer. See #47570.

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