error near build_libtool_libs

William Davis frstan at
Mon Feb 23 08:36:24 PST 2009

On Feb 22, 2009, at 10:11 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> 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.
THANK YOU RYAN! After deactivating libtool1 port I was able to upgrade  
the following:
and several others.

Perhaps libtool1 and libtool ports sould be marked as mutually  
Thanks again.

William Davis
Mac OS X.5.6 Darwin 9.5.0
XQuartz 2.3.2 (xorg-server 1.4.2-apple31)
Mac Mini Intel Duo @ 1.86 GHz

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