[Custom LOCALBASE/PREFIX] multimedia/mkvtoolnix - fails: configure_error

QAT at FreeBSD.org QAT at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jul 15 19:08:19 UTC 2009

The Restless Daemon identified a configure error while trying to build:
 mkvtoolnix-2.9.7 maintained by multimedia at FreeBSD.org
 Makefile ident: $FreeBSD: ports/multimedia/mkvtoolnix/Makefile,v 1.54 2009/07/13 16:37:08 lwhsu Exp $

Patches for testing and committing welcomed as a reply to this email.

To check if the latest version port builds OK with
standard PREFIX/LOCALBASE and with -DNOPORT* please see:
PortsMon page for the port:

See http://docs.freebsd.org/cgi/mid.cgi?20090531085138.5bd9cc21 for some help

Excerpt from http://QATty.TecNik93.com/logs/7-STABLE-FPT-CustDir/mkvtoolnix-2.9.7.log :

building mkvtoolnix-2.9.7 in directory /usr/local/tinderbox/7-STABLE-FPT-CustDir
  build started at Wed Jul 15 18:45:26 UTC 2009
    port directory: /usr/ports/multimedia/mkvtoolnix
building for:  7.2-STABLE amd64

...........................<Last 40 lines of the log>..................

checking for zlib.h... yes
checking for lzo1x_1_compress in -llzo2... yes
checking lzo1x.h usability... no
checking lzo1x.h presence... no
checking for lzo1x.h... no
checking lzo/lzo1x.h usability... yes
checking lzo/lzo1x.h presence... yes
checking for lzo/lzo1x.h... yes
checking for BZ2_bzCompress in -lbz2... yes
checking bzlib.h usability... yes
checking bzlib.h presence... yes
checking for bzlib.h... yes
checking for wx-config... /usr/PPP/bin/wxgtk2u-2.8-config
checking for wxWidgets 2.6.0 or newer... 2.8.10 ok
checking for wxWidgets class wxBitmapComboBox... yes
checking for the name of wxWidgets file dialog enums... wxFD_xyz
checking for gettext... no
checking for gettext in -lintl... yes
checking libintl.h usability... yes
checking libintl.h presence... yes
checking for libintl.h... yes
checking the translations to install... de ja zh_CN zh_TW
checking for magic_open in -lmagic... yes
checking magic.h usability... yes
checking magic.h presence... yes
checking for magic.h... yes
checking for boostlib >= 1.32.0... yes
checking whether the Boost::Regex library is available... yes
configure: error: Could not link against the Boost regex library !
===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
Please report the problem to multimedia at FreeBSD.org [maintainer] and attach
the "/work/a/ports/multimedia/mkvtoolnix/work/mkvtoolnix-2.9.7/config.log"
including the output of the failure of your make command. Also, it might be
a good idea to provide an overview of all packages installed on your system
(e.g. an `ls /var/db/pkg`).
*** Error code 1

Stop in /a/ports/multimedia/mkvtoolnix.
build of /usr/ports/multimedia/mkvtoolnix ended at Wed Jul 15 18:46:49 UTC 2009

The tarballed WRKDIR can be found here:

The build which triggered this BotMail was done under
tinderbox-devel-3.2_4; dsversion: 3.2 on RELENG_7 on amd64, kern.smp.cpus: 4
with tinderd_flags="-nullfs -plistcheck -onceonly" and ccache support, with:

A description of the testing process can be found here:

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