Portinstall problem (config.guess not found) ANSWER (sort of)

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Wed Sep 22 06:08:24 PDT 2004

Philip Payne <philip.payne at uk.mci.com> writes:

> Had another search of the archives and found someone having a similar
> problem making gtk12.
> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/htdig/freebsd-questions/2004-September/0581
> 90.html
> Saw an answer that the issue was running the make in X.
> So, I switched to a console and tried to install the port... bingo... no
> problem. 
> Switch back to X and try in aterm or xterm, still same "config.guess not
> found" error.
> Bizarre bug.. but at least there's a workaround for now. Don't do any "make"
> functions in X.

Hmm.  It's specific to X.Org (XFree86 doesn't display this bug)...
Probably something in the process environment.
I don't have a box to investigate this on...

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