FW: VMWare Tools for FreeBSD

Paul Schmehl pauls at utdallas.edu
Tue Mar 18 14:42:08 UTC 2008

--On Tuesday, March 18, 2008 22:34:30 +0800 "Gelsema, P (Patrick) - FreeBSD" 
<freebsd at superhero.nl> wrote:
> I get an error running an install on RELENG_7_0 I386.
> Making check in hgfsmounter
> gcc -DPACKAGE_NAME=\"open-vm-tools\" -DPACKAGE_TARNAME=\"open-vm-tools\"
> -DPACKAGE_VERSION=\"2008.03.03-79993\" -DPACKAGE_STRING=\"open-vm-tools\
> 2008.03.03-79993\"
> -DPACKAGE_BUGREPORT=\"open-vm-tools-devel at lists.sourceforge.net\"
> -DPACKAGE=\"open-vm-tools\" -DVERSION=\"2008.03.03-79993\"
>  -Wall -Werror -Wno-pointer-sign -Wno-unused-value -fno-strict-aliasing
> -Wno-unknown-pragmas -Wno-uninitialized -DVMX86_TOOLS
> -I/tmp/open-vm-tools-2008.03.03-79993/lib/include -DUSING_AUTOCONF=1 -MT
> hgfsmounter.o -MD -MP -MF .deps/hgfsmounter.Tpo -c -o hgfsmounter.o
> hgfsmounter.c
> hgfsmounter.c: In function 'ParseOptions':
> hgfsmounter.c:607: error: 'MNT_NODEV' undeclared (first use in this function)
> hgfsmounter.c:607: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
> hgfsmounter.c:607: error: for each function it appears in.)
> *** Error code 1
> Someone seen this before?

Yes, I got it as well.  I was going to create a port for it, but I have no idea 
how to solve the make problem.  If there is a programmer reading this that 
wants to work with me to get the software to make on FreeBSD, I'll be happy to 
submit and maintain the port.

Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas

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