Regexp problems building git, graphviz on Snow Leopard

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Feb 15 16:07:52 PST 2010

On Feb 15, 2010, at 09:23, David Schroeder wrote:

> I have a fairly new Snow Leopard computer, running the most recent updates and with a 64-bit processor.
> When trying to install graphviz, and the new git packages, I get linker errors about undefined symbols such as _regcompA, _regerrorA, and _regexecA.  These correspond to the regex.h functions which *should* be implemented in the standard C headers.  The errors are at the end of this message.
> I've seen several pastebins containing outputs from MacPorts with these sorts of errors, but I've not been able to find a solution.  I haven't done anything stupid (to the best of my knowledge) to mess up this computer, so I'd appreciate any help.

I don't recall seeing this problem before. These ports build fine for me on Snow Leopard. Please clean the affected port, try again with the debug switch, and file a ticket in the issue tracker.

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