error near build_libtool_libs

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Feb 22 19:11:34 PST 2009

On Feb 22, 2009, at 11:01, William Davis wrote:

> the following error appears in something like 6 ports:
> checking for gawk... gawk
> checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
> ./configure: line 2554: syntax error near unexpected token  
> `build_libtool_libs,'
> ./configure: line 2554: `    _LT_DECL(build_libtool_libs,  
> enable_shared, 0,'
> and configure fails.  The only difference in the error between the  
> ports is the specific line number. The example shown is for aalib  
> trying to go from  aalib                          1.4rc5_3 to   
> 1.4rc5_4 .  Any suggestions?

I just filed a bug for this against xorg-libXt.

It occurred because I had both libtool and libtool1 activate.  
Deactivating libtool1 allowed the build to proceed.

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