Mailscanner & Freebsd

Jim Flowers jflowers at EZO.NET
Wed Feb 4 20:06:58 GMT 2004

You would probably have much better luck installing the FreeBSD port (which
is where and come from) instead of the method in
INSTALL.FreeBSD.  It puts things in the usual FreeBSD places and uses
traditional FreeBSD methods as well as installing any depends that are

The port maintainer may be a few versions behind (4.26.4) because MS is
evolving so rapidly.  Not to worry.  Just download the latest version
(MailScanner-4.26.7-1.tar.gz) to /usr/ports/distfiles and run md5
MailScanner-4.26.7-1.tar.gz to give you the line to update the port distinfo
and edit the Makefile to include:

PORTVERSION=    4.26.7
DISTNAME=       MailScanner-4.26.7
DISTFILES=      MailScanner-4.26.7-1.tar.gz

and run make; make install.  Some details in the FreeBSD README file.

Jim Flowers<jflowers at>

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