I was writing the reply below the =========== line, when I noticed the 2.6d...which is the Macintosh version!
I could be wrong, but I think 2.60d is the version they released with the source.
Then maybe someone used it as a base to do it for Mac, maybe the old one wasn't compatible witht the latest OS X? I don't know I'm far from being a Mac expert, so I don't know why on Mac they use 2.60d, but he doesn't use a Mac
He didn't post his log with normal ET yet, so we can't compare it with the one which fails