qpopper compile failure
admin at vizion2000.net
Wed Mar 14 13:40:50 UTC 2012
On Tuesday 13 March 2012 07:23:37 Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On 13/03/2012 13:01, David Southwell wrote:
> > qpopper has been working fine (amd64 running postfix) but on portupgrade
> > I am Getting the following error:
> > set MISSING_OBJS to base64.o
> > set MISSING_SRCS to base64.c
> > Set AR_FLAG = -r ; RANLIB_CMD =
> > checking for sendmail program... ERROR: The sendmail program cannot be
> > located ===> Script "configure" failed unexpectedly.
> > sendmail is
> > [root at dns1 /usr/ports/mail/qpopper]# whereis sendmail
> > sendmail: /usr/local/sbin/sendmail /usr/local/man/man1/sendmail.1.gz
> > /usr/src/usr.sbin/sendmail
> > qpopper config log includes the following lines:
> > PATH: /usr/local/kde4/bin
> > PATH: /sbin
> > PATH: /bin
> > PATH: /usr/sbin
> > PATH: /usr/bin
> > PATH: /usr/games
> > PATH: /usr/local/sbin
> > PATH: /usr/local/share/lprof
> > PATH: /usr/local/bin
> > PATH: /home/admin/bin
> > Does anyone have any idea why this error might occur?
> Yes. All unix apps that send e-mail expect to do it by piping the mail
> into /usr/sbin/sendmail. Despite the name, on FreeBSD that is not
> actually sendmail-brand sendmail, but mailwrapper(8) -- a handy program
> that redirects that piped input into the MTA of your choice.
> (sendmail q.v. is actually in /usr/libexec/sendmail/sendmail)
> Restore /usr/sbin/sendmail and verify that the contents of
> /etc/mail/mailer.conf are sane, and qpopper should spring into life again.
Does that not produce problems with postfix?
How do we retain mailwrapper functionality?
spf was working fine until upgrading. What has changed? Atm I have spf turned
off until I get this sorted.
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