newbie problem building fetchmail from ports
Andrew L. Gould
algould at datawok.com
Mon Feb 16 12:16:57 PST 2004
On Monday 16 February 2004 01:39 pm, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:
> Marty Landman wrote:
> > Any advice on what to do here?
> > # cd ../../mail/fetchmail
> > # make build && make install && rehash && which fetchmail
> > >> fetchmail-6.2.0.tar.gz doesn't seem to exist in /usr/ports/distfiles/.
> > >> Attempting to fetch from http://www.catb.org/~esr/fetchmail/.
> > Receiving fetchmail-6.2.0.tar.gz (1089936 bytes): 100% (ETA 00:00)
> > 1089936 bytes transferred in 1050.8 seconds (1.01 kBps)
> > ===> Extracting for fetchmail-6.2.0
> > >> Checksum OK for fetchmail-6.2.0.tar.gz.
> > ===> Patching for fetchmail-6.2.0
> > ===> Applying FreeBSD patches for fetchmail-6.2.0
> > ===> fetchmail-6.2.0 depends on executable: gmake - not found
> > ===> Verifying install for gmake in /usr/ports/devel/gmake
> > ===> gmake-3.80 depends on shared library: intl.4 - not found
> > ===> Verifying install for intl.4 in /usr/ports/devel/gettext
> > ===> gettext-0.11.5_1 depends on executable: libtool - found
> > ===> gettext-0.11.5_1 depends on shared library: iconv.3 - found
> > ===> gettext-0.11.5_1 depends on shared library: expat.4 - found
> > ===> Configuring for gettext-0.11.5_1
> > /bin/rm /usr/ports/devel/gettext/work/gettext-0.11.5/doc/gettext.info*
> > rm: /usr/ports/devel/gettext/work/gettext-0.11.5/doc/gettext.info*: No
> > such file or directory
> > *** Error code 1
> > Stop in /usr/ports/devel/gettext.
> > *** Error code 1
> Dunno for sure. Obviously we have a problem
> with make expecting something that's not there.
> It's possible that:
> 1. You should just try to install gettext first,
> and you will get more insight into the issue.
> 2. You could re-cvsup the ports tree and try
> again and it would work.
> 3. You could issue
> /usr/ports/devel/gettext/work/gettext-0.11.5/doc/gettext.info as root and
> see what happens next ;-)
> It's obvious that I'm grasping at straws, but if
> we wait around a while, somebody smarter will
> likely pipe up ...
> Kevin Kinsey
> DaleCo, S.P.
Well, that smarter person is not me; but since the error occurs when the
script is trying to remove a file in a ports working directory, my first wild
guess would be to do a 'make clean' and then try again.
Best of luck,
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