Cannot install mail/imp or mail/horde on 5.3-RELEASE

Thierry Thomas thierry at
Thu Mar 3 09:45:13 PST 2005

Le Jeu  3 mar 05 à 13:47:45 +0100, Jean-Baptiste Quenot <jb.quenot at>
 écrivait :
> JFYI: because of a build problem in sysutils/pecl-fileinfo, if you
> ever want  to install  mail/imp on  FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE,  you have
> three solutions
> 1) Upgrade  to -STABLE  as recommended  by Kris.   This is  not a
>    solution for me as I can't  afford to upgrade the system.  BTW
>    I thought ports  were designed to run on  any FreeBSD version,
>    this is not the case apparently.
> 2) Find a copy of magic.h and copy it to /usr/include
> 3) Install sysutils/file

There is a fourth solution:

4) make install -DWITHOUT_FILEINFO

Th. Thomas.
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