FW: VMWare Tools for FreeBSD

Paul Schmehl pauls at utdallas.edu
Tue Mar 18 16:12:44 UTC 2008

--On Tuesday, March 18, 2008 11:36:53 -0400 Alexander Sack <pisymbol at gmail.com> 

> I believe the issue is that MNT_NODEV which should be defined in
> /usr/include/sys/mount.h was deprecated and removed from FreeBSD:
> http://ftp.cz.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD-cvs/gnats/conf/79715
> At line 42 in hgfsmounter.c, add
>#     define MNT_NODEV  0
> Then rebuild.  SHould work fine now.

Thanks.  I was contacted privately by someone else on the list and advised of 
the same thing.  I chose to remove the lines mentioning MNT_NODEV from the 
hgfsmounter.c file.  I wasn't aware you could simply define it as 0.  Which is 

> I configured my build environment via the README with ./configure
> LDFLAGS="/usr/local/lib" etc.

I'm compiling and making without problems now that the NODEV problem is cleared 
up, but I didn't define any LDFLAGS.  Should I?

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

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