9.1 Postfix problem

Paul Kraus paul at kraus-haus.org
Fri Apr 26 15:19:10 UTC 2013

On Apr 17, 2013, at 10:04 AM, Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:

> Paul Kraus <paul at kraus-haus.org> writes:
>> 	When building postfix under 91. I am running into an odd
>> problem. I use the INST_BASE option, which seems to cause the problem
>> (it worked fine with 9.0). The 'make' goes fine, but the 'make
>> install' fails when trying to install the startup script to
>> /usr/etc/rc.d instead of /etc/rc.d. It works fine if INST-BASE is
>> disabled. I looked through the Makefile but could not suss out how
>> that difference in configuration was actually causing the problem.
>> 	Has anyone else run into this problem and what was the fix (or did you just install into /usr/local) ?
> I use /usr/local, but this seems to be a typo in the last checkin, 
> which changed the internal names of the port options to our brave new
> naming scheme. 
> If you look in the Makefile clause for installing to base, renaming the
> option itself went correctly, but both halves of the '.if' now invoke
> USE_RC_SUBR. That's correct for PREFIX, but for installing into base
> should be USE_RCORDER instead.

	That was exactly the problem. I knew it was in the installation configuration *somewhere*, but I just could not find it. Thanks.

	Should I report this as a bug in the postfix port ?

Paul Kraus
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