Circular port dependency

Gleb Kurtsou gleb at
Fri Jan 11 08:22:28 UTC 2013

On (10/01/2013 20:21), George Mitchell wrote:
> I grabbed the ports tree as of 308518, the RELEASE_9_1_0 tag.
> devel/libtool won't build, because it requires autom4te during the
> configure phase.  So I put "BUILD_DEPENDS= autom4te:devel/autoconf"
> in the Makefile.  But autoconf depends on gmake, which depends on
> gettext, which depends on libiconv, which depends on libtool.
> What to do?

Build devel/gmake defining WITHOUT_NLS:
# cd /usr/ports/devel/gmake && make -DWITHOUT_NLS all install

Why would anybody want NLS support in make in a first place?

> I'm running on a CURRENT build on my Raspberry Pi.
> -- George Mitchell
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