[icecast] FW: Problem with ezstream

Subhro subhro at subhro.org
Fri May 14 17:44:28 UTC 2004

Hello Guyz,

I am facing a problem while trying to compile ezstream 0.1.2.

First some information about my setup:

nsti# uname -a
FreeBSD nsti.localdomain 4.9-RELEASE-p7 FreeBSD 4.9-RELEASE-p7 #0: Thu May
13 21:46:04 IST 2004     prince at nsti.localdomain:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/NSTI

nsti# pkg_info
BitchX-1.1          "An alternative ircII color client with optional
autoconf-2.13.000227_5 Automatically configure source code on many Un*x
automake-1.4.6      GNU Standards-compliant Makefile generator (legacy
curl-7.11.1         Non-interactive tool to get files from FTP, GOPHER,
cvsup-without-gui-16.1h General network file distribution system optimized
for CVS
darkice-0.14        An IceCast, IceCast2 and ShoutCast live audio streamer
eggdrop-1.6.15_3    The most popular open source Internet Relay Chat bot
expat-1.95.7        XML 1.0 parser written in C
gettext-0.13.1_1    GNU gettext package
gmake-3.80_2        GNU version of 'make' utility
icecast2-2.0.0_2,1  A streaming mp3/ogg-vorbis audio server
lame-3.96           ISO code based fast MP3 encoder kit
libiconv-1.9.1_3    A character set conversion library
libogg-1.1,3        Ogg bitstream library
libshout2-2.0_3,1   Routines for connecting and transmitting data to the
libtool-1.3.5_2     Generic shared library support script (version 1.3)
libtool-1.5.6       Generic shared library support script (version 1.5)
libvorbis-1.0.1,3   Audio compression codec library
libxml2-2.6.9       Xml parser library for GNOME
libxslt-1.1.6       The XSLT C library for GNOME
linux_base-8-8.0_4  Base set of packages needed in Linux mode (only for
lynx-ssl-2.8.5      A non-graphical, text-based World-Wide Web client with
m4-1.4_1            GNU m4
nasm-0.98.38_1,1    General-purpose multi-platform x86 assembler
ncftpd-2.7.3        A well known commercial FTP daemon with a 30-day
openssh-portable-overwrite-base-3.8.1p1,1 The portable version of OpenBSD's
pkgconfig-0.15.0_1  A utility used to retrieve information about installed
popt-1.6.4_2        A getopt(3) like library with a number of enhancements,
portupgrade-20040325_1 FreeBSD ports/packages administration and management
tool s
python-2.3.3_5      An interpreted object-oriented programming language
q3ded-1.32b         Quake III Arena Dedicated Server for Linux
rpm-3.0.6_9         The Red Hat Package Manager
ruby- An object-oriented interpreted scripting language
ruby18-bdb1-0.2.2   Ruby interface to Berkeley DB revision 1.8x with full
tcl-8.4.6,1         Tool Command Language
wget-1.8.2_6        Retrieve files from the Net via HTTP and FTP

As you can see libshout is installed. Now a listing of configure

nsti# ./configure
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for gawk... no
checking for mawk... no
checking for nawk... nawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output... a.out
checking whether the C compiler works... yes
checking whether we are cross compiling... no
checking for suffix of executables...
checking for suffix of object files... o
checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
checking for style of include used by make... GNU
checking dependency style of gcc... gcc
checking build system type... i386-unknown-freebsd4.9
checking host system type... i386-unknown-freebsd4.9
checking for ld used by GCC... /usr/libexec/elf/ld
checking if the linker (/usr/libexec/elf/ld) is GNU ld... yes
checking for /usr/libexec/elf/ld option to reload object files... -r
checking for BSD-compatible nm... /usr/bin/nm -B
checking for a sed that does not truncate output... /usr/bin/sed
checking whether ln -s works... yes
checking how to recognise dependent libraries... pass_all
checking command to parse /usr/bin/nm -B output... ok
checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
checking for egrep... grep -E
checking for ANSI C header files... yes
checking for sys/types.h... yes
checking for sys/stat.h... yes
checking for stdlib.h... yes
checking for string.h... yes
checking for memory.h... yes
checking for strings.h... yes
checking for inttypes.h... yes
checking for stdint.h... no
checking for unistd.h... yes
checking dlfcn.h usability... yes
checking dlfcn.h presence... yes
checking for dlfcn.h... yes
checking for ranlib... ranlib
checking for strip... strip
checking for objdir... .libs
checking for gcc option to produce PIC... -fPIC
checking if gcc PIC flag -fPIC works... yes
checking if gcc static flag -static works... yes
checking if gcc supports -c -o file.o... yes
checking if gcc supports -c -o file.lo... yes
checking if gcc supports -fno-rtti -fno-exceptions... yes
checking whether the linker (/usr/libexec/elf/ld) supports shared
libraries... yes
checking how to hardcode library paths into programs... immediate
checking whether stripping libraries is possible... yes
checking dynamic linker characteristics... freebsd4.9 ld.so
checking if libtool supports shared libraries... yes
checking whether to build shared libraries... yes
checking whether to build static libraries... yes
checking whether -lc should be explicitly linked in... yes
creating libtool
checking for ANSI C header files... (cached) yes
checking for pkg-config... /usr/local/bin/pkg-config
checking shout/shout.h usability... yes
checking shout/shout.h presence... yes
checking for shout/shout.h... yes
checking for shout_new... no
configure: error: must have libshout installed!

The configure script exits with error stating libshout is not installed. I
have tried uninstalling libshout and reinstalling it. But it did not help. I
have also rehashed the shell before trying to install, so that the paths are
properly updated. Any help regarding the aboutve problem will be highly

With best regards

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