I could sure use a way around the strange error I get when trying to update devel/apr on 7.4-STABLE FreeBSD

Greg Larkin glarkin at FreeBSD.org
Tue May 24 16:35:11 UTC 2011

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On 5/24/11 11:56 AM, Edwin L. Culp W. wrote:
> The compile finishes during configuration with:
> checking for minix/config.h... no
> checking whether it is safe to define __EXTENSIONS__... yes
> checking for library containing strerror... none required
> checking whether system uses EBCDIC... no
> performing libtool configuration...
> ./configure: 9904: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")
> *** Error code 2
> Stop in /new/usr/local/ports/devel/apr1.
> *** Error code 1
> I posted this about 10 days ago but thought that it would be fixec
> with portgrading but it hasn't and the error makes me think there is a
> conflict with one of my ports that is out of date or . . . .?

Hi Edwin,

Please post 10 to 20 lines of your configure script, centered around
line 9904.  Once someone sees that, it may become easier to troubleshoot
the issue for you.

Thank you,
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