libX11 Configure Script Failing During Build

John Hein jhein at
Wed Jul 14 18:46:43 UTC 2010

Chris Maness wrote at 09:32 -0700 on Jul 14, 2010:
 > When rebuilding libX11 with a fresh ports tree, the libX11 configure 
 > script fails out.  See the attached output, and package list.
 > ===>  Configuring for libX11-1.3.3,1
 > /usr/local/share/aclocal/libtool15.m4:615: AC_LIBTOOL_COMPILER_OPTION is expanded from...
 > ./configure: 5478: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")
 > ===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.

... but in your package list...
 > libtool-2.2.6b

You have stale libtool15 files.

Not sure why this is happening to people, but it seems like something
is commonly being done that involves improper port updating.

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