Subject: Re: Removal of "wmmail" package
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: David Stipp <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/13/2005 15:03:16
On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 07:18:45AM +0100, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 06:33:26PM -0500, David Stipp wrote:
> > I tried to compile this on Solaris 8-10 today, and was unsuccessful.
> What's the error message?

Other than patch-ac failing to apply for me, it seems to be more of an
upstream issue...

 In pkgsrc on sol 8
===> Applying pkgsrc patches for wmbiff-0.4.25nb1
1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file wmbiff/tlsComm.c.rej
Patch /usr/pkgsrc/mail/wmbiff/patches/patch-ac failed
*** Error code 1

 In pkgsrc on sol 8 (after removing patch-ac)

config.status: creating wmbiff/Makefile
config.status: executing depfiles commands
gmake[2]: Leaving directory
gmake[2]: Entering directory
source='wmbiff.c' object='wmbiff.o' libtool=no \
depfile='.deps/wmbiff.Po' tmpdepfile='.deps/wmbiff.TPo' \
depmode=none /bin/ksh ../autoconf/depcomp \
cc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I..   -I/usr/openwin/include
-I/usr/pkg/include -I/usr/pkg/include/freetype2 -I/usr/include
-I/usr/pkg/include -I/usr/pkg/include -I/usr/pkg/include
-I/usr/pkg/include -I/usr/pkg/include  -I/usr/pkg/include  -O
-I/usr/pkg/include -I/usr/pkg/include/freetype2 -I/usr/include
-I/usr/pkg/include -I/usr/pkg/include -I/usr/pkg/include
-I/usr/pkg/include -I/usr/pkg/include  -I/usr/pkg/include -c `test -f
'wmbiff.c' || echo './'`wmbiff.c
"./Client.h", line 140: syntax error in macro parameters
"./Client.h", line 150: syntax error in macro parameters
"wmbiff.c", line 97: syntax error before or at: void
"wmbiff.c", line 1188: cannot recover from previous errors
cc: acomp failed for wmbiff.c
gmake[2]: *** [wmbiff.o] Error 2
gmake[2]: Leaving directory
gmake[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/pkgsrc/mail/wmbiff/work/wmbiff-0.4.25'
gmake: *** [all] Error 2
*** Error code 2

 On Solaris 8 & 9 (outside pkgsrc, using gcc):

gcc  -g -O2 -D_GNU_SOURCE -W -Wall -Wshadow -Wpointer-arith
-Wwrite-strings   -o wmbiff  wmbiff.o socket.o  Pop3Client.o
LicqClient.o mboxClient.o  maildirClient.o Imap4Client.o tlsComm.o
ShellClient.o passwordMgr.o charutil.o  regulo.o MessageList.o
-L../wmgeneral -lwmgeneral -lXpm -lXext -lX11  -L/usr/openwin/lib
-R/usr/openwin/lib -lresolv -lsocket -lnsl

Undefined                       first referenced
 symbol                             in file
strcasestr                          ShellClient.o
ld: fatal: Symbol referencing errors. No output written to wmbiff
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
*** Error code 1


David Stipp <>