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"pod" command does not start Analyzing dependencies and Downloading dependencies.

Facing a problem whereby "pod" command does not start Analyzing dependencies and Downloading dependencies. It only loads the following:

''' Usage:

$ pod

  CocoaPods, the Objective-C library package manager.

Commands:

+ help                Show help for the given command.
+ init                Generate a Podfile for the current directory.
+ install             Install project dependencies
+ ipc                 Inter-process communication
+ lib                 Develop pods
+ list                List pods
+ outdated            Show outdated project dependencies
+ plugins             Show available CocoaPods plugins
+ push                Temporary alias for the `pod repo push` command
+ repo                Manage spec-repositories
+ search              Searches for pods
+ setup               Setup the CocoaPods environment
+ spec                Manage pod specs
+ trunk               Interact with the CocoaPods API (e.g. publishing new
                      specs)
+ try                 Try a Pod!
+ update              Update outdated project dependencies

Options:

--silent              Show nothing
--completion-script   Print the auto-completion script
--version             Show the version of the tool
--verbose             Show more debugging information
--no-ansi             Show output without ANSI codes
--help                Show help banner of specified command

'''

I have made sure

1) File directory is in Photo Bombers. 2) Retested by Uninstalling and reinstalling cocoapods. 3) "Podfile" was created as per video instructions.

Hope to get help on this. Will provide an update once I found the solution.

5 Answers

Sabine Geithner
Sabine Geithner
3,264 Points

you have to type in "pod install"

Thank you for your help. Really appreciate it. Below is the outcome.

'''

ChickenSmitten:photo bombers shengyeong$ pod install

[!] Invalid Podfile file: undefined local variable or method `‘SimpleAuth' for #<Pod::Podfile:0x007fd3823cbd08>. Updating CocoaPods might fix the issue.

from /Users/.../Podfile:1

pod ‘SimpleAuth/Instagram

'''

Sabine Geithner
Sabine Geithner
3,264 Points

You might just be missing the closing '

It should be

pod ‘SimpleAuth/Instagram'

Have tried again based on the recommendation, but the same problem still persist.

''' [!] Invalid Podfile file: undefined local variable or method `‘SimpleAuth' for #<Pod::Podfile:0x007ff4e24fc7c8>. Updating CocoaPods might fix the issue.

# from /Users/shengyeong/Dropbox/Welcome to the Future/DevelopmentWork/iPhone Application/Photo Bombers/Podfile:1 # -------------------------------------------

pod ‘SimpleAuth/Instagram’ # -------------------------------------------

'''

Sabine Geithner
Sabine Geithner
3,264 Points

Hmm that's weird, can you open and paste the content of your Podfile here?

It should look like that:

platform :ios, '7.0'
pod 'SimpleAuth/Instagram'

I tried it and it worked for me.