Samba and FAM

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Thu Sep 14 05:41:36 PDT 2006

On 9/14/06, Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-Sep-13 11:42:06 -0500, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:
> >The catch 22 is that Courier-Imap attempts to use FAM even when it is
> >not configured to do so.  So, I have to have FAM installed.  I could get
> >it all working by deinstalling and reinstalling in the right order ...
> >until portmanager comes along and upgrades samba sometime in the future.
> I don't have the samba configure script to hand but if it's a typical
> GNU configure script, you should be able to specify something like
> '--without-fam' to stop samba looking for FAM.  This would mean
> tweaking the FreeBSD Makefile but that's a lot easier than remembering
> to deinstall/reinstall various ports.
I had a look at the configure script, and it doesn't have that option
to exclude FAM when FAM is installed.  Instead it will automatically
add FAM support when it finds it.


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