Unable to configure any packages when MacPort is active

Rodolfo Aramayo raramayo at gmail.com
Sat Nov 19 15:01:57 PST 2011

Thanks Brandon

That seems to help

I re-installed coreutils, just in case



On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 16:52, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 17:43, Rodolfo Aramayo <raramayo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> People,
>> So I found the culprit and it is:
>> coreutils @8.14 (sysutils)
>>     GNU File, Shell, and Text utilities
> Remove /opt/local/libexec/gnubin from your $PATH; that's where coreutils
> is overriding all the system utilities, usually to the great confusion of
> configure (which is generally smart enough to look for g<foo> if the system
> <foo> isn't good enough).
> The whole reason non-prefixed stuff got moved to /opt/local/libexec/gnubin
> is that it's a *lovely* way to confuse the heck out of programs.
> --
> brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at gmail.com
> wandering unix systems administrator (available)     (412) 475-9364 vm/sms
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