libidl and flex problem
edthome at bellsouth.net
Mon Sep 25 06:44:47 PDT 2006
On Sep 24, 2006, at 4:54 AM, Bengt Nilsson wrote:
> I have tried to do a "port upgrade installed", but it does not
> Repeatedly, I get this for libidl:
> ---> Activating libidl 0.8.6_0
> ---> Deactivating libidl 0.8.6_0
> ---> Configuring libidl
> checking for yywrap in -lfl... yes
> checking lex output file root... configure: error: cannot find
> output from flex; giving up
> What could the problem be?
> I have tried uninstall, clean and install libsdl, no luck.
> Also, I suspect my port registry is corrupt, since I often get
> complaints about reigrered port confiltcts (e.g. file exists but
> does not belong to any registered ports). Can it be rebuilt?
I had the same problem. I rebuilt flex with:
sudo port -f uninstall flex; sudo port clean --all flex; sudo port
and then libidl built just fine.
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