[Dovecot] Compiling Error with Dovecot 1.0.7 and Sieve 1.0.4

Jay Welch jayw at interoceansystems.com
Mon Apr 11 21:31:37 EEST 2011

I am afraid to try a new version at the moment because the mail system 
is in production and I don't want to break it.

If I did upgrade to a newer version would the current configuration 
files be written over and would I have to do everything from scratch again?

On 4/9/2011 2:07 PM, Stephan Bosch wrote:
> Op 8-4-2011 20:07, Jay Welch schreef:
>> Hi,
>> I am having compiling issues with Sieve and I am not sure what the 
>> error is stating.
>> [root at iosmail dovecot-sieve-1.0.4]# make
>> make  all-recursive
>> make[1]: Entering directory `/home/jayw/Desktop/dovecot-sieve-1.0.4'
>> Making all in src
>> make[2]: Entering directory `/home/jayw/Desktop/dovecot-sieve-1.0.4/src'
>> Making all in libsieve
>> make[3]: Entering directory 
>> `/home/jayw/Desktop/dovecot-sieve-1.0.4/src/libsieve'
>> /bin/sh ../../libtool --tag=CC   --mode=compile gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H 
>> -I. -I../..  -I/usr/src/dovecot/dovecot-1.0.7 
>> -I/usr/src/dovecot/dovecot-1.0.7/src/lib -I../../src   @CFLAGS@ -MT 
>> addr.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/addr.Tpo -c -o addr.lo addr.c
>> libtool: compile:  gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I../.. 
>> -I/usr/src/dovecot/dovecot-1.0.7 
>> -I/usr/src/dovecot/dovecot-1.0.7/src/lib -I../../src @CFLAGS@ -MT 
>> addr.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/addr.Tpo -c addr.c  -fPIC -DPIC -o 
>> .libs/addr.o
>> gcc: @CFLAGS@: No such file or directory
>> make[3]: *** [addr.lo] Error 1
>> make[3]: Leaving directory 
>> `/home/jayw/Desktop/dovecot-sieve-1.0.4/src/libsieve'
>> make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>> make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/jayw/Desktop/dovecot-sieve-1.0.4/src'
>> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
>> make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/jayw/Desktop/dovecot-sieve-1.0.4'
>> make: *** [all] Error 2
>> Also, I did not originally have the source files and I had to 
>> download them for *dovecot-config*. Not sure if that makes a 
>> difference or not.
> Why are you compiling these ancient relics? We're at Dovecot v2.0 
> these days. :)
> Also, I don't see much to go on here. Apparently, @CFLAGS@ is not 
> properly substituted, but I cannot tell you why.
> My advice: try a (much) newer version.
> Regards,
> Stephan.

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