Opened 7 months ago

Last modified 7 months ago

#61472 new defect

"./restore_ports.tcl myports.txt" fails on Big Sur without giving a single hint (what the problem might be, where I could look up details, ...)

Reported by: ballapete (Peter Dyballa) Owned by:
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: ports Version: 2.6.4
Keywords: bigsur Cc:
Port:

Description

./restore_ports.tcl myports.txt
Error: we appear to be stuck, exiting...
infinite loop
    while executing
"sort_ports $portList"
    invoked from within
"set operationList [sort_ports $portList]"
    (file "./restore_ports.tcl" line 285)

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 7 months ago by ryandesign (Ryan Schmidt)

Could be a circular dependency. Try installing a few ports at a time.

comment:2 in reply to:  1 Changed 7 months ago by ballapete (Peter Dyballa)

Replying to ryandesign:

Could be a circular dependency. Try installing a few ports at a time.

Yeah, the only problem is that I had before a few non-default variants installed…

comment:3 Changed 7 months ago by ballapete (Peter Dyballa)

It might look honest when the documentation would state that the TCL script fails often…

Last edited 7 months ago by ballapete (Peter Dyballa) (previous) (diff)
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