(Imported from Trac #755, reported by simonmic on 2010-10-27)
Even with -v 3, configure scripts run at normal verbosity which is often not enough to debug the problem. AFAIK you have to unpack the package, install/configure again and inspect config.log. If possible it would be convenient to have -v2 or -v3 tell configure to print the full log on stdout.
Closing due to more than 5 years of inactivity.