vmware-guestd6: error during make install

Matthias Apitz guru at unixarea.de
Fri Sep 3 08:38:47 UTC 2010


I'm trying to install the port /usr/ports/emulators/vmware-guestd6 (even
the freshest from FreeBSD server) in 8-CURRENT:

current# pwd
current# mv vmware-guestd6 vmware-guestd6.old
current# tar xzf ~guru/vmware-guestd6.tar.gz
current# cd vmware-guestd6
current# make
===>  Vulnerability check disabled, database not found

Choose "VM" -> "Install VMware Tools..." from VMware Workstation
menu to connect VM's CD-ROM drive and installation CD image temporary.
Press "Install" button when a dialog pops up.

This port mounts /dev/acd0 to /mnt.

Are you ready? [Y/n]: y
/bin/mkdir -p /mnt
/sbin/umount /mnt 2>&1 >/dev/null
umount: /mnt: not a file system root directory
*** Error code 1 (ignored)
/sbin/umount /dev/acd0 2>&1 >/dev/null
umount: /dev/acd0: unknown file system
*** Error code 1 (ignored)
/sbin/mount -t cd9660 /dev/acd0 /mnt
===>  Extracting for vmware-guestd-
/sbin/umount /mnt
(cd /usr/ports/emulators/vmware-guestd6/work; /usr/bin/tar xf /usr/ports/emulators/vmware-guestd6/work/vmware-tools-distrib/lib/modules/source/vmmemctl.tar)
===>  Patching for vmware-guestd-
LC_ALL=C /usr/bin/sed -i.bak "`/usr/bin/printf 's|\0152\013\0350|\0152\\\n\0350|g'`"  /usr/ports/emulators/vmware-guestd6/work/vmware-tools-distrib/lib/sbin32-6/vmware-checkvm
sed: /usr/ports/emulators/vmware-guestd6/work/vmware-tools-distrib/lib/sbin32-6/vmware-checkvm: No such file or directory
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/emulators/vmware-guestd6.

there is no directory work/vmware-tools-distrib/lib/sbin32-6 but only

creating a symlink helps a bit but later it can't find vmware-guestd for
installation which is not there, i.e. not in the tar file of the

Any ideas?


Matthias Apitz
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