apache2 fails to build

Joshua Root jmr at macports.org
Wed Nov 18 09:53:20 PST 2009

On 2009-11-18 23:35, Lucien Gentis wrote:
> So, I verified variants installed, and all ports whom apache2 depends are build with universal variant.
> But there seems to be a problem with libaprutil : 

> command "file /opt/local/lib/libaprutil-" only returns :
> /opt/local/lib/libaprutil- Mach-O 64-bit dynamically linked shared library x86_64
> So, even if apr-util is installed with "universal" variant, it supports only x86_64 architecture, and when I try to install apache2, it doesn't find certain symbols in libaprutil for i386 architecture.

You appear to have found a bug in apr-util. Please file a ticket in trac.

> But, since my iMac has a x86_64 architecture, I don't need apache2 build for i386 ; so I edited /opt/local/etc/macports/macports.conf and changed "universal_archs                x86_64 i386" to "universal_archs                x86_64", and it worked. 

Why are you using +universal if you only need a single-architecture
build? Changing universal_archs to contain only one architecture makes
no sense.

> But this doesn't explain why apr-util isn't installed for i386 architecture, even with "universal" variant. (how does it work on i386 machines ?)

If you install without +universal, ports are built for $build_arch. See

- Josh

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