broken autoconf upgrade

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at
Sat Sep 6 17:23:41 UTC 2008

On Sat, Sep 6, 2008 at 10:17 AM, Lowell Gilbert
<freebsd-questions-local at> wrote:
> Nope.
> And that port doesn't do anything different with the texinfo files,
> either.  Try just cleaning things up and making another attempt.  Or
> remove all of the auto* ports and try to upgrade everything
> remaining; I've never had problems with those ports interfering with
> each other, but for some reason I worry about it anyway.  And you may
> not need any of them for your upgrade run anyway.

Someone else responded saying that the port is no longer maintained on 5.5.

I hadn't upgraded since everything was working fine, and new releases
sometimes leave old
hardware behind. But, I'll try upgrading anyway.

5.5 -> 6.3 -> 7.0 seems to be the right route...

Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at>
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a
touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
--Albert Einstein

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