Subversion Port Install Failure

Mike Hannibal pelorus32 at
Thu Nov 12 23:50:03 PST 2009


I tried to install subversion and I got this error:

Could somebody suggest how to resolve this?


> --->  Fetching neon
> --->  Attempting to fetch neon-0.28.6.tar.gz from 
> --->  Verifying checksum(s) for neon
> --->  Extracting neon
> --->  Configuring neon
> Error: Target org.macports.configure returned: configure failure: 
> shell command " cd 
> "/opt/local/var/macports/build/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_ports_www_neon/work/neon-0.28.6" 
> && ./configure --prefix=/opt/local --with-ssl --enable-shared 
> --with-expat --mandir=/opt/local/share/man " returned error 1
> Command output: checking if /usr/bin/gcc-4.2 supports -c -o file.o... 
> (cached) yes
> checking whether the /usr/bin/gcc-4.2 linker 
> (/usr/libexec/gcc/i686-apple-darwin10/4.2.1/ld) supports shared 
> libraries... yes
> checking dynamic linker characteristics... darwin10.2.0 dyld
> checking how to hardcode library paths into programs... immediate
> checking whether stripping libraries is possible... yes
> checking if libtool supports shared libraries... yes
> checking whether to build shared libraries... yes
> checking whether to build static libraries... yes
> checking size of time_t... 8
> checking how to print time_t... ld
> checking for pid_t... yes
> checking whether time.h and sys/time.h may both be included... yes
> checking for ar... /usr/bin/ar
> checking for ranlib... /usr/bin/ranlib
> checking for sys/time.h... (cached) yes
> checking for stdint.h... (cached) yes
> checking locale.h usability... yes
> checking locale.h presence... yes
> checking for locale.h... yes
> checking for pipe... yes
> checking for isatty... yes
> checking for usleep... yes
> checking for shutdown... yes
> checking for setlocale... yes
> configure: WebDAV support is enabled
> checking expat.h usability... yes
> checking expat.h presence... yes
> checking for expat.h... yes
> checking for XML_SetXmlDeclHandler in -lexpat... no
> configure: error: expat library not found, cannot proceed
> Error: The following dependencies failed to build: neon serf
> Error: Status 1 encountered during processing. 

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