failed php4 install...can't figure this one out

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Thu Apr 29 10:45:13 PDT 2004

On Thu, 29 Apr 2004 09:22:38 -0700
Jason Williams <jwilliams at> wrote:

> Hello everyone.
> I'm trying to setup a web server that will be running PHP, Apache and 
> mysql. The system will be running FreeBSD 4.9.
> The system was going to be setup to run the following program:


> I cvsuped my ports and source tree and patched as needed.
> After that, I tried installing the following port:
> /usr/ports/lang/php4
> Granted, i'm not entirely familiar with php and noticed there are quite a 
> few variations of what i can install.
> When it came down to selecting what I wanted to build PHP with, I left the 
> defaults selected, but made sure GD and MySQL were selected.

> After it crunched for awhile, I got the following error:
> configure: error: libjpeg.(a|so) not found.
> ===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
> Please report the problem to ale at [maintainer] and attach the
> "/usr/ports/lang/php4/work/php-4.3.6/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

And what do you do when reading above ?

config.log ?
ls /var/db/pkg ?

How can we guess ?
> I scanned through the config.log but did not see anything that stood out at me.

We didn't see your config.log, you know.

> Any ideas on what I could be missing?

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