Lion Problems

General Issues

First of all, please read Migration if you upgraded from a previous version of Mac OS X. For issues after upgrading to Xcode 4.3 read the ProblemHotlist.

If you have found a new issue which is not yet listed on this page, please report to the MailingLists or file a ticket.

Tickets for Broken Ports

Pallet crashed during port upgrade
munin node fail to update with "Plugin XYZ Can't drop privileges: setrgid()"
hamcrest-core fails to build on Mountain Lion
apache2 @2.2.22_2 startup item
mysql57 @5.7.17: error: no member named 'ifr_ifrn' in 'ifreq'
FreeRDP @2.0.0-rc1: error: unknown type name 'AudioFormatID'
osxfuse @3.8.0: destroot fails: osxfuse.fs/Contents/Resources/load_osxfuse": no such file or directory
py-pyopencl: Does not build on libstdc++ systems; does not honor MacPorts build flags
py-fiona @1.7.13: fatal error: 'type_traits' file not found
openjdk11 install finds broken files after multiple install attempts
mosh @1.3.2: mosh-server crashing
pypy @7.3.0: reinplace /MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET/s/10\.\([0-9]*\)/10.7/ didn't change anything
petsc @3.12.4: clang: error: unable to execute command: Segmentation fault: 11
macos-fortress-dshield: unrecognized option: -replace
osquery @4.3.0: error: use of undeclared identifier '_SC_PHYS_PAGES'
py27-scipy @1.2.3: ImportError: cannot import name _distributor_init
svn2git @1.0.18: error: Qt requires a C++11 compiler and yours does not seem to be that.
wxWidgets-3.2 @3.1.4: error: use of undeclared identifier 'LSCopyDefaultApplicationURLForContentType'
clang-3.4: error: invalid version number in '-mlinker-version=6.'
hdf5 @1.10.7_0+cxx+hl: error: initializing 'H5A_t *' (aka 'struct H5A_t *') with an expression of type 'const H5A_t *' (aka 'const struct H5A_t *') discards qualifiers
pngpaste: error: use of undeclared identifier 'NSBitmapImageFileTypeGIF'
par2 @0.8.1+universal: Undefined symbols for architecture i386: ___atomic_compare_exchange ___atomic_load
mpv @0.34.1: error: expected parameter declarator (static_assert undefined)
mpv installs an app that doesn't open
terraformer: build times out on 10.8
xorg-server-legacy segfaults on xterm invocation on mountain lion
ld64-274 @274.2: opportunistically uses libxar; possible dependency cycle
fluidsynth @2.2.8 fails to build - Problem with MIDIPacketNext(packet) macro
emacs fails to compile on old Mac <= 10.7
various gtk+quartz apps do not display characters on 10.5, 10.6, 10.7
ruby31 @3.1.2: No rule to make target `all'
yt-dlp @2022.11.11: proxy mode is broken for some reason
mame @0.226_7+tools: error: no member named 'get_io_service' in 'asio::basic_stream_socket<asio::ip::tcp>'
KeePassXC and qt5 Issues on Lion
go-1.4 @1.4.3_1 fails to build on Mtn Lion
R @4.3.0: configure: error: Maybe check LDFLAGS for paths to Fortran libraries?
mpv @0.35.1, mpv-legacy: C11 atomics are required; you may need a newer compiler
meld displays file table intermittently
catgirl also needs a substitute for memset_s (plus a couple of trivial fixes)
opencascade @7.7.0: ld: internal error: atom not found in symbolIndex(__ZN11opencascade13type_instanceI18NCollection_BufferE3getEv)
rawhide is broken at least on 10.9 down, failing at linking; also fails on Rosetta and does not pass Macports’ archflags
mogenerator needs either fix or another version for 10.8–10.11
clang-16 @16.0.6 +universal (i386/x86_64): error: aligned deallocation function of type 'void (void *, std::align_val_t) noexcept' is only available on macOS 10.13 or newer
openjdk11-temurin: fetch failure
netcdf-fortran @4.6.1: Build failures on 10.7, 10.8, 10.9, 14-x86, 14-arm64
GIMP-Lensfun @0.2.4_6 - Unable to build on Lion and Mtn Lion - Undefined symbols - Exiv2::ImageFactory::open - Exiv2::ExifKey::ExifKey - Exiv2::ExifData::operator
cargo: links with old library libgit2.1.6.dylib
libfido2 @1.13.0: error: use of undeclared identifier 'id'
ocaml fails to build on 10.8 Intel and earlier: clang: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see invocation)
draco @1.5.6: error: no member named 'utimensat' in the global namespace
freetype @2.13.2: error: use of unknown builtin '__builtin_bswap16'
R-clock fails on 10.7–10.11: Symbol not found: __ZSt19uncaught_exceptionsv
py311-numpy @1.26.1 build failure - cannot find cython
tatami, tatami-devel fail to build with clang on < 10.14: Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64: "___kmpc_for_static_fini" etc.
gdal @3.7.3 Fails to Build using clang-17 on Lion: error: cannot initialize a parameter of type 'char *' with an rvalue of type 'char **'
totp-cli - legacy support broken in go? - SIGSEGV: segmentation violation
go @1.17.13_0 - Legacy Go Compiler Completely Broken on Lion and Mtn Lion
cmake-devel @3.28.0-rc1: kernel panic
go @1.7.13 - Fails to Build on Mtn Lion
btop broken on Catalina and below
tiledb @2.18.2 fails to build with clangs on Catalina and earlier
LimeChat broken on every macOS from Mojave down
libknot: error: unknown type name 'sa_endpoints_t' (support earlier OS?)
py-jsonschema broken by update to @4.20 which forced Rust dependency
smtube fails to display video previews if built with Qt4: SSL issue?
folly fails on 10.8.5: error: no type named '__cxa_increment_exception_refcount' in namespace '__cxxabiv1'
htop does not build on 10.7 Lion missing _mach_port_t.h
folly +tests needs a better fix for aligned_alloc on macOS <11; perhaps, switch to posix_memalign
cmus: terminal window not browsable
lazygit fails to build for x86_64 on 10.8: malloc: *** error for object 0x5000000000000000: pointer being freed was not allocated
irrlichtmt fails to build on Mac OS 10.7 but there is a fix
rocksdb: clang builds fail on < 10.13: error: aligned allocation function of type 'void *(std::size_t, std::align_val_t)' is only available on macOS 10.13 or newer
rb*-unf_ext tries to link against libstdc++ on 10.7–10.12 with clang

munin installation fails on Lion with no JRE installed
net/mrtg @2.17.2 rateup Lion crash - WARNING: rateup died from Signal 11
cyrus-sasl2: use Heimdal instead of MIT Kerberos on Lion and later
iTunesMatchHelper: Lion buildbot fails
Digikam hangs at "Reading database" on start in Mountain Lion

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