How to prevent make compiling a binary?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-ports-local at
Tue May 8 05:35:19 PDT 2007

Stevan Tiefert <stevan_tiefert at> writes:

> Am Dienstag, den 08.05.2007, 21:43 +1000 schrieb Peter Jeremy:
>> On 2007-May-08 12:22:03 +0200, Stevan Tiefert <stevan_tiefert at> wrote:
>> > The port wouldn't be necessary when the
>> >compat3x-port didn't stopped.
>> The last FreeBSD 3.x release was 3.5.1 in July 2000.  3.x support has
>> long since ceased and it is no longer possible to correct security
>> holes in the compat3x port.  Since a variety of security holes are
>> known to exist, the port has been FORBIDDEN.
>> Your options appear to be:
>> 1) Contact mbrola at and get them to update the FreeBSD
>>    binaries to support 6.x
>> 2) Override the 'FORBIDDEN' tag and install compat3x anyway.
>> 3) Run the Linux version.
> 4) I build a port with this only needed lib in it. Already done:

But that still installs the standard C library with the vulnerability
in it.  In what way is that better (or even significantly different)
than option 2?

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