faad2 build error

DA Forsyth d.forsyth at ru.ac.za
Tue Mar 30 13:13:11 UTC 2010

Hiya all

I keep getting this when building faad2

aclocal.m4:4655: _LT_AC_LANG_F77_CONFIG is expanded from...
aclocal.m4:4654: AC_LIBTOOL_LANG_F77_CONFIG is expanded from...
configure.in:14: warning: 
AC_CACHE_VAL(lt_prog_compiler_pic_works_GCJ, ...): suspicious cache-
id, must contain _cv_ to be cached
aclocal.m4:4761: _LT_AC_LANG_GCJ_CONFIG is expanded from...
aclocal.m4:4760: AC_LIBTOOL_LANG_GCJ_CONFIG is expanded from...
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c -o root -
g wheel
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... ./install-sh -c -d
checking for gawk... no
checking for mawk... no
checking for nawk... nawk
checking whether gmake sets $(MAKE)... yes
./configure: 2553: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")
===>  Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
Please report the problem to multimedia at FreeBSD.org [maintainer] and 
the "/usr/ports/audio/faad/work/faad2-2.7/config.log" including the 
of the failure of your make command. Also, it might be a good idea to 
an overview of all packages installed on your system (e.g. an `ls
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/audio/faad.

I mailed the maintainer last week but have had no reply and no 

I have looked at the code in 'configure' and cannot see a problem 
with line 2553, except maybe that it needs to be one line, and 
possibly needs quotes.  However, I've tried those changes but cannot 
seem to make them stick as the file gets rewritten somehwere in the 
make process.

Any ideas or workarounds?

       DA Fo rsyth            Network Supervisor
Principal Technical Officer -- Institute for Water Research

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