Opened 18 months ago

Last modified 18 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 "Pete" 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 18 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 18 months ago by ballapete (Peter "Pete" 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 18 months ago by ballapete (Peter "Pete" Dyballa)

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

Last edited 18 months ago by ballapete (Peter "Pete" Dyballa) (previous) (diff)
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