esound won't install

bob spamnot bob.spamnot at
Thu Sep 13 11:13:47 PDT 2007

Lenore Horner <LenoreHorner at ...<>>
>I get the following message.  I have emailed the maintainer and had
>no response (in 36 hours).
>Does anyone know how to work around this.  I can't install Gimp until
>this works (as far as I know - Gimp installation keeps hanging here).
>I get this error both as part of the Gimp installation via MacPorts
>and attempting to install esound alone through MacPorts.
>I'm use OS X 10.4.10 and MacPorts 1.5.
>sudo port install esound
>--->  Building esound with target all
>Error: Target returned: shell command " cd "/opt/
>sound/work/esound-0.2.38" && make all " returned error 2
>Command output: make: *** No rule to make target `all'.  Stop.
>Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.
>Exit 1

I had this same issue.  It would seem the autoconf is generating a bad
configure file.  I was able to get esound to compile by editing the

sudo port edit esound

and chaning the autoconf setting from yes to no.

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