unable to build dovecot-1.1.6

andrew clarke mail at ozzmosis.com
Sat Nov 15 19:51:39 PST 2008

Maybe this has been fixed by now but dovecot-1.1.6 is not building for
me.  It looks like there might be a stray carriage return in the
Makefile or distinfo file?  I wonder how that got in there?



$ uname -a
FreeBSD blizzard.phoenix 6.3-RELEASE-p5 FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE-p5 #0: Wed Oct  1 05:34:19 UTC 2008
root at i386-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386

$ cd /usr/ports/mail/dovecot

$ make
===>  Vulnerability check disabled, database not found
===>  Found saved configuration for dovecot-1.1.6
.tar.gz is not in /usr/ports/mail/dovecot/distinfo.
=> Either /usr/ports/mail/dovecot/distinfo is out of date, or
.tar.gz is spelled incorrectly.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/mail/dovecot.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/mail/dovecot.

$ portlint
WARN: Makefile: [114]: use of != in assignments is almost never a good
thing to do.  Try to avoid using them.  See
for some helpful hints on what to do instead.
WARN: Makefile: only one MASTER_SITE configured.  Consider adding
additional mirrors.
".TAL: Makefile: PORTVERSION looks illegal. You should modify "1.1.6
WARN: Makefile: "PATCH_DIST_STRIP" has to appear earlier.
FATAL: /usr/ports/mail/dovecot/distinfo: has no SIZE record for
FATAL: -1: [no checksum record for dovecot-1.1.6.]:
WARN: /usr/ports/mail/dovecot/distinfo: no checksum records for all
supported algorithms (SHA256 MD5) for dovecot-1.1.6.
FATAL: /usr/ports/mail/dovecot/distinfo: has no SIZE record for .tar.gz.
FATAL: -1: [no checksum record for .tar.gz.]:
WARN: /usr/ports/mail/dovecot/distinfo: no checksum records for all
supported algorithms (SHA256 MD5) for .tar.gz.
5 fatal errors and 5 warnings found.

$ make fetch-list
.tar.gz not fetchedvecot-1.1.6bin/fetch -ApRr ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/dovecot-1.1.6

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