FreeBSD 4.11 Ports Issue
mikej at rogers.com
Tue Nov 14 21:32:26 GMT 2006
ohlund at woodwrecker.com wrote:
>> First of all, you should have posted to the freebsd-ports mailing list,
>> not here.
> First of all, I did post to FreeBSD list. They suggested that I post here.
> Apparently there is a BSD expert that lurks here.
I guess i missed that post then, as i cant see any recent posts about this..
>> I would recommend you get with time and consider updating to FreeBSD 6.
> Jumping to a new major release isn't guaranteed to resolve my problem, is
Yes it is, as the port compiles correctly on 6.
> 4.11 is still supported so there's some other issue. Ultimately I will
> upgrade to 6, but right now I have this issue to resolve.
Only by the security officer.
>> As a last resort, you can try using the MS packages available
>> on the website instead of the port.
> As a last resort, I will resort to the package, but I was hoping to gain
> some insight as to why the port didn't build.
I think the p5-Filesys-Df port made that quite clear, "requires
statvfs() which is not available before FreeBSD-5*"
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