error "Undefined symbol" while running fetchmail

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Fri Apr 25 11:57:27 PDT 2003

In the last episode (Apr 25), DJ Boris said:
> Thank you very much for your help. I did "make configure" in
> ports/devel/gettext.... it downloaded the .tar.gz file from
>, then I did "make install" and everything is
> cooking 100% now... fetchmail is already fetching mail like magic.
> Just one more question, as I am still learning about all this make
> this, make that and it is still all too cryptic for me... why didn't
> "pkg_add gettext-0.11.5_1.tbz" do the job? What is the difference
> between what you told me to do and what I was doing?

Packages are not built every day, so they may contain outdated
dependencies.  Using portupgrade (ports/sysutils/portupgrade) can help
with this.  It will install packages instead of ports if given the -P

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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