Opened 10 months ago

Last modified 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 months ago by ballapete (Peter Dyballa)

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

Last edited 10 months ago by ballapete (Peter Dyballa) (previous) (diff)
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