qpopper compile failure

Mel Flynn rflynn at acsalaska.net
Wed Mar 14 15:10:56 UTC 2012

On 3/14/2012 14:53, David Southwell wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 March 2012 07:17:55 Mel Flynn wrote:
>> On 3/13/2012 14:01, 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.
>> Something severely wrong with your setup. It looks at several places for
>> sendmail and does not actually check if the program is a valid sendmail
>> or even executable, just that the file exists.
>> Not even sure where to start looking. I guess the following is a good
>> start: sh -c 'test -f /usr/sbin/sendmail && echo sendmail found'
>> If that works on the shell, take portupgrade out of the equation and run
>> make -C /usr/ports/mail/qpopper clean configure.
>> FWIW: rev 1.104 of mail/qpopper/Makefile works for me(tm), except for
>> the configure: WARNING: unrecognized options: --with-apopuid
> Here is what we have in response. As sendmail is in /usr/local/sbin a search 
> in /usr/sbin fails:
> [root at dns1 /usr/ports/mail/postfix-policyd-spf-perl]# sh -c 'test -f 
> /usr/sbin/sendmail && echo sendmail found'
> [root at dns1 /usr/ports/mail/postfix-policyd-spf-perl]# cd /usr/sbin/
> [root at dns1 /usr/sbin]# ls -l |grep sendmail

echo 'CONFIGURE_ARGS+=--sbindir=${PREFIX}/sbin' >> \

See if that fixes things.

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