Lazy Web: Problems installing ntfs-3g under Macports

As a part of ongoing efforts to enable Audrey to move back and forth between various computing platforms at home, uni, and at a lab in Germany, I am trying to install the macports package for ntfs-3g which would allow her to read/write a 938 Gig portable hard disk formatted by Win XP Pro on her laptop.

When I try to install the ‘ntfs-3g’ package I’m getting this error message and am unsure what to do… It has simply been too long since I have played with ‘build’ and it’s variants and my brain is mush.

Any hints / help would be appreciated. Snark will be cheerfully ignored and yes, I have RTFMed (see ‘brain is mush’ above).

OSX 10.4.11 (PowerPC) with the Developer package, X-Tools, and macports installed. All locations are system defaults. For instance,
PATH=/opt/local/bin:/opt/local/sbin:/bin:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin so things *should* be OK.

Thanks. Comment or emails are fine.

below is the terminal output

[Trinity:~] halrager% sudo port install ntfs-3g
---> Fetching macfuse
---> Attempting to fetch macfuse-1.7-1.tar.bz2 from
---> Verifying checksum(s) for macfuse
---> Extracting macfuse
---> Applying patches to macfuse
---> Configuring macfuse
---> Building macfuse
Error: Target returned: shell command "cd /opt/local/var/macports/build/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_ports_fuse_macfuse/work/macfuse-core && ./ | sed -ne '/^created: /h;p;${g;s/^created: //
w ../dmgname
}'; exit ${PIPESTATUS[0]}" returned error 1
Command output: unknown option: -configuration
Usage: xcodebuild [-project ] [-activetarget] [-alltargets] [-target ]... [-activebuildstyle] [-buildstyle ] [-optionalbuildstyle ] [=]... []...
xcodebuild [-list]
Initiating Universal build of MacFUSE for Mac OS X "Tiger"

Error: The following dependencies failed to build: macfuse pkgconfig
Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.
[Trinity:~] halrager%

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