libSM Configure Script Failure

Greg Larkin glarkin at
Wed Jul 14 19:41:09 UTC 2010

Hash: SHA1

Chris Maness wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 12:29 PM, Greg Larkin <glarkin at> wrote:
>> Hash: SHA1
>> Chris Maness wrote:
>>> What would cause a configure script to fail?  See output bellow.
>>> Chris Maness
>>> (909) 223-9179
>> Hi Chris,
>> Since we've been conversing privately for a bit, I went back to your
>> original message and found something that might benefit you and the list
>> as a whole, if someone else runs into this problem.
>> I see this error message:
>> ...
>> ...
>> warning: AC_CACHE_VAL(lt_prog_compiler_pic_works, ...):
>> suspicious cache-id, must contain _cv_ to be cached
>> ../../lib/autoconf/general.m4:1973: AC_CACHE_VAL is expanded from...
>> ../../lib/autoconf/general.m4:1993: AC_CACHE_CHECK is expanded from...
>> /usr/local/share/aclocal/libtool15.m4:615: AC_LIBTOOL_COMPILER_OPTION is
>> expanded from...
>> /usr/local/share/aclocal/libtool15.m4:4815: AC_LIBTOOL_PROG_COMPILER_PIC
>> is expanded from...
>> /usr/local/share/aclocal/libtool15.m4:2651: _LT_AC_LANG_C_CONFIG is
>> expanded from...
>> ...
>> ...
>> Notice the pathname "/usr/local/share/aclocal/libtool15.m4".  You
>> emailed me privately with the list of your installed packages, and you
>> have libtool-2.2.6b installed.  This libtool15.m4 file seems to conflict
>> with that version of libtool, so please post the output of this command:
>> pkg_which /usr/local/share/aclocal/libtool15.m4
>> Thank you,
>> Greg
> It just returned a ?.  So does that mean that it is not referenced by
> any package?  If it is not, can I just delete it?  Also, this seems to
> be the issue with libX11.  Someone gave me a similar response for
> libX11 on the X11 list.  However, they have not gotten back to me on
> what I should do with it.
> Thanks,
> Chris Maness

Yes, I believe you can safely delete it.  Just to be 100% sure, rename
it temporarily, and then try the build again.  It should also fix the
libX11 issue.

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