libmemcached 4.0 build fails

Bradley Giesbrecht brad at
Fri Aug 27 21:30:06 PDT 2010

On Aug 27, 2010, at 9:19 PM, Brandon S Allbery KF8NH wrote:

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> On 8/28/10 00:10 , Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
>> What's weird is if I remove configure --prefix=${prefix}  
>> libmemcached builds.
> Do you already have libmemcached installed?  This may be one of the  
> broken
> packages that blows up if there's already an older version installed
> (because it links against the older version instead of itself).  Try
> deactivating the installed version, and if it builds then file a bug  
> with
> the upstream (see inside the Portfile for who maintains the upstream  
> source).
> (Removing --prefix will cause it to use /usr/local, with the likely  
> side
> effect of not seeing any software in /opt/local.)

I just thought it odd. cding into source and running ./configure &&  
make is working so I was recreating the MacPorts configure string and  
reducing it by half till I ended up with only --prefix and it was  
still failing.

// Brad

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