[PC-BSD Testing] libX11 config failure

Larry Gadallah lgadallah at gmail.com
Sun Mar 22 23:31:57 PDT 2009

Hi John:

On 22/03/2009, John Hein <jhein at timing.com> wrote:
> Larry Gadallah wrote at 19:31 -0700 on Mar 22, 2009:
>  > Dear x11 at FreeBSD.org:
>  >
>  > For some reason, configuration for libX11 fails on the current ports
>  > tree (fetched via portsnap). For your reference, I have attached the
>  > config.log file per the error messages below:
>  >
>  > appending configuration tag "F77" to libtool
>  > checking for gcc... (cached) cc
>  > checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... (cached) yes
>  > checking whether cc accepts -g... (cached) yes
>  > checking for cc option to accept ISO C89... (cached) none needed
>  > checking dependency style of cc... (cached) gcc3
>  > CWARNFLAGS+= -Wold-style-definition -Wdeclaration-after-statement: not
> found
>  > checking for cpp... /usr/bin/cpp
>  > checking if /usr/bin/cpp requires -undef... yes
>  > checking if /usr/bin/cpp requires -traditional... yes
>  > checking whether to use XCB... (cached) yes
>  > ./configure: 21141: Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")
> bash updates have been problematic for configure lately.  $() was
> fixed shortly after a recent bash4 update.  If you got bash4 during
> the short "broken" window, try updating or uninstalling bash
> temporarily.
> It might be something like that.

Thanks for the quick response. Alas, that didn't fix it either.  I got
exactly the same error for this version of bash:

[root at pinawa /usr/ports/x11/libX11]# bash --version
GNU bash, version 3.2.48(1)-release (amd64-portbld-freebsd7.0)
Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

Larry Gadallah, VE6VQ/W7                          lgadallah AT gmail DOT com
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