Get "configure: error: Broken X11 install" when selfupdate

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at
Fri Apr 24 02:36:32 PDT 2009

On Apr 24, 2009, at 00:44, Zhang Xiao wrote:

> Hi,
> I am running MacPorts 1.70 now and want to update to 1.71.
> But when I ran "port selfupdate" I got:
> ...
> checking for XOpenDisplay in -lX11... no
> Unknown configuration problem. Please install the X11 runtime
> and/or X11 SDK  packages from the Xcode Developer Tools CD
> configure: error: Broken X11 install
> I've installed X11SDK in Xcode package. When I tried to install "X11  
> update 2006" it says my system does not need to do that.

Can you please put config.log in a pastebin

Yeah, that's for Tiger.

I'm wondering if 1.8.x should abandon x11prefix entirely now that  
we've got x11 in MP...

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