FreeBSD Port: devel/libtool15 doesn't build in 2 of my servers
Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
almarrie at gmail.com
Mon Feb 5 08:38:58 UTC 2007
On 2/5/07, Don Lewis <truckman at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On 4 Feb, Gary Kline wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 03, 2007 at 09:55:35PM -0800, Don Lewis wrote:
> >> On 2 Feb, Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri wrote:
> >> > configure.ac:53: error: Autoconf version 2.59c or higher is required
> >> > aclocal.m4:387: AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE is expanded from...
> >> > configure.ac:53: the top level
> >> > autoheader: autom4te failed with exit status: 1
> >> > at /usr/local/bin/autoheader line 163
> >> > *** Error code 1
> >> >
> >> > Stop in /usr/ports/devel/libtool15/work/libtool-1.5.22/libltdl.
> >> I just ran into this same problem. I tracked the cause to some old
> >> copies of the auto* tools installed under /usr/local/bin without any
> >> version suffix. These files were unclaimed by any currently installed
> >> port. The libtool build was using these older executables instead of the
> >> newer ones with the version suffix and running into problems because the
> >> tools were too old. I deleted these old files and now the libtool build
> >> succeeds.
> > Hm, I wonder if these auto* tools interfer with my building of
> > lang/php4. (On my web server, PHP fails and firefox can't display
> > anything.) I see a whole slew of auto* files in /usr/local/bin.
> > Do you remember which binaries you rm'd??
> The libtool build was failing because it was finding autoconf without
> the version suffix. The files that I deleted were all several years old,
> even though I did a "portupgrade -af" sometime last year.
> Try checking all of the questionable files with "pkg_info -W" so see if
> they are claimed by any ports.
That fixed it, thank you for your kind help :)
-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
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