ORBit not upgrading

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Wed Nov 10 04:04:25 UTC 2010

	I have a wee problem... :) I've been naughty because I've been
working on other things and I was going to simply rebuild this m/c
when I got the chance anyway. Unfortunately I've run into a problem
where I need to upgrade because I've found a bug in php 5.3.2 which is
killing me. So I've run an upgrade at a rather late date, and
alswell... except ORBit is not behaving.
	I've checked UPDATING and looked into the Makefiles, but for the life
of me I can't fathom what the hell is going on. It is running thru the
checks and stalls completely here:

	checking for a BSD compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c -o root
-g wheel
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking whether gmake sets ${MAKE}... yes
checking for working aclocal... found
checking for working autoconf... found
checking for working automake... found
checking for working autoheader... found
checking for working makeinfo... found
checking for gcc... cc
checking for C compiler default output... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for executable suffix... 
checking for object suffix... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether cc accepts -g... yes
checking for strerror in -lcposix... no
checking for gcc... (cached) cc
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... (cached) yes
checking whether cc accepts -g... (cached) yes
checking how to run the C preprocessor... cpp
checking if C preprocessor likes IDL... yes
checking if C preprocessor can read from stdin... yes
checking how to ignore standard include path...
	Huh? Any reason it'd be looking for a non standard include path?
Whats the hold up?
	Now this is ORBit-0.5.17_5, and I don't think a manual reinstall
would make much difference. But WTF? Any Ideas?
	As for the php error: anybody have trouble with preg_match and the
subject string being a variable? If I manually put the contents in as
the subject it works, but it won't read out of the variable. I'm
actually exec something and the variable holds the output (and yes, it
does work, and the variable holds the info right- just ran a print on
the variable) but the stupid thing is sending me bald and I can't
register a bug before an upgrade.

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