problem building xorg

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Tue Mar 28 17:09:06 UTC 2006

--On Tuesday, March 28, 2006 07:35:41 -0700 RJ45 <rj45 at> wrote:
> ===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
> Please run the gnomelogalyzer, available from
> "", which will diagnose the
> problem and suggest a solution. If - and only if - the gnomelogalyzer
> cannot
> solve the problem, report the build failure to the FreeBSD GNOME team at
> gnome at, and attach (a)
> "/usr/ports/x11-fonts/libXft/work/libXft-2.1.7/config.log", (b) the output
> of the failed make command, and (c) the gnomelogalyzer output. Also, it
> might
> be a good idea to provide an overview of all packages installed on your
> system
> (i.e. an `ls /var/db/pkg`). Put your attachment up on any website,
> copy-and-paste into, or use send-pr(1)
> with
> the attachment. Try to avoid sending any attachments to the mailing list
> (gnome at, because attachments sent to FreeBSD mailing lists are
> usually discarded by the mailing list software.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/x11-fonts/libXft.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/x11/xorg-clients.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/x11/xorg.
> rt-ca#
Did you download and run gnomelogalyzer?

In general, when ports don't build, you should 1) run cvsup to ensure your 
ports are up to date and 2) go to the port that's failing and make 
deinstall clean and make install clean.  99% of the time, this will solve 
your problem.

Paul Schmehl (pauls at
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas

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