Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 15 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 (4)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by ryandesign (Ryan Carsten Schmidt)

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

comment:2 in reply to:  1 Changed 3 years 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 3 years ago by ballapete (Peter "Pete" Dyballa)

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

Last edited 3 years ago by ballapete (Peter "Pete" Dyballa) (previous) (diff)

comment:4 Changed 15 months ago by ballapete (Peter "Pete" Dyballa)

macOS Big Sur has gone for me, the cause for this ticket seems to be rare, and so this ticket can be closed.

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