FreeBSD 4.11 Ports Issue

Mike Jakubik mikej at
Tue Nov 14 20:52:27 GMT 2006

ohlund at wrote:
> I'm trying to rebuild MailScanner under FreeBSD 4.11 and I get the following:
> ===>    Verifying install for
> /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.2/mach/Filesys/ in
> /usr/ports/sysutils/p5-Filesys-Df
> ===>  p5-Filesys-Df-0.92 requires statvfs() which is not available before
> FreeBSD-5*.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/sysutils/p5-Filesys-Df.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/mail/mailscanner.
> Looks like some of the ports expect the code to have V5 routines available
> although I'm only updating from RELENG-4. The error message is originating
> from the Makefile which is specifically checking for an OS version >= 5.0.
> Any ideas?

First of all, you should have posted to the freebsd-ports mailing list, 
not here. I would recommend you get with time and consider updating to 
FreeBSD 6. As a last resort, you can try using the MS packages available 
on the website instead of the port.

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