Fwd: [package - 84amd64-default][graphics/libspiro] Failed for libspiro-0.2.20131203, 1 in build

Don Lewis truckman at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jan 16 00:59:27 UTC 2015

On 15 Jan, Naram Qashat wrote:
> I'm looking to see if someone who is more knowledgeable about perl or libtool or 
> whatever to help me solve the below problem.
> Basically, libspiro's internal version number is 0.2.20130930. Under FreeBSD 9.X 
> and up, config.log shows LIBSPIRO_VERSION as being 0:2:0 and libtool completes 
> as expected. However, under 8.X, LIBSPIRO_VERSION instead becomes $0:2:0, and 
> libtool gets :2:0 instead of 0:2:0, and thus fails to build, as shown below.
> I'd tried manually having autoreconf and automake run (as libspiro's README.md 
> explains), but that didn't help at all.
> I'm not familiar enough with the build process of applications that utilize 
> libtool to know why this is the case. If anyone has any insights into this, I'd 
> really appreciate it.

See <https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=196780>

It looks like upstream has already fixed this in their repo after the
last release.

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