Subject: pkg/37182: postfix build failure in linux environment
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List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 10/23/2007 07:25:01
>Number:         37182
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       postfix build failure in linux environment
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Oct 23 07:25:01 +0000 2007
>Originator:     Piotr Meyer
Linux lala 2.6.18-4-686 #1 SMP Wed May 9 23:03:12 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux
mail/postfix build fails (on Debian Etch) with:

/usr/bin/install -c -o root -g root -m 444 /tmp/pkgsrc/mail/postfix/work/mailer.conf /usr/pkg/share/examples/postfix/mailer.conf
cd /tmp/pkgsrc/mail/postfix/work/postfix-2.4.6 && sh ./postfix-install -non-interactive          config_directory="/usr/pkg/share/examples/p
./postfix-install: Error: "postdrop" needs an entry in the group file.
Remember, "postdrop" needs a dedicated group id.
*** Error code 1

[go to Your linux box]

cd mail/postfix
bmake package

Please, apply this (or similar) patch (sed expression is tested under Debian and NetBSD 4.0-RC2)

--- Makefile.orig       2007-10-22 20:00:09.000000000 +0200
+++ Makefile    2007-10-22 20:02:20.000000000 +0200
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@
 SUBST_SED.postfix+=    \
        -e 's|^\(readme_directory\) =.*|\1 = ${DOCDIR}|'
 SUBST_SED.postfix+=    \
-       -e '/^\#define DEF_SGID_GROUP[  ]/s,postdrop,maildrop,g'
+       -e '/^\#define DEF_SGID_GROUP.\+"[a-zA-Z]\+"/s,postdrop,maildrop,g'

 # appends to CCARGS and AUXLIBS the options needed to build
 # Postfix with support for various add-on modules.