Error: Target org.macports.configure returned: configure failure: shell command failed (see log for details)

James Benstead james.benstead at
Wed Apr 13 08:05:27 PDT 2011

I (incorrectly) posted a ticket at was redirected here, before
receiving the following feedback:

>From your just-posted main.log, it looks like apr-util can't load the
>  dylib that should be installed with db46
>  (/opt/local/lib/db46/libdb-4.6.dylib)

The log is attached to this email. What is the best way to go about
resolving this? I'm a relative newcomer to Macports.


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