abcde build loops endlessly

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Mon Feb 16 05:56:39 PST 2004

Jorn Argelo <jorn at> writes:

> I've been trying to compile abcde in FreeBSD 5.2-RELEASE from the ports tree 
> (/usr/ports/audio/abcde). When I type make all install clean it nicely 
> fetches everything and compiles, but I noticed it wasn't finished after 3 
> hours. I took a peek and I noticed it was endlessly trying to configure the 
> same thing. Here is an complete output of the looping part:


> /usr/ports/audio/Maaate/work/Maaate-0.3.1/missing: Unknown `--run' option
> Try `/usr/ports/audio/Maaate/work/Maaate-0.3.1/missing --help' for more 
> information
> configure: WARNING: `missing' script is too old or missing
> After this part it starts over again at the beginning of this output. Could 
> anybody point me into the right direction?

I can't reproduce this; Maate is building fine here on an up-to-date
ports tree (the only change from what went out with 5.2 is the gettext
update, which shouldn't be relevant to this problem).

Is there anything unusual in your make.conf?

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