FreeBSD Bugzilla – Bug 85369
port comms/hylafax will not send e-mail notifications
Last modified: 2005-11-10 04:00:38 UTC
The comms/hylafax notification program notify(8) uses awk to format the
The awk script is not compatible with the /usr/bin/awk in the base system
and only works with the gawk port.
The temporary fix is to install the lang/gawk port, then manually edit
/var/spool/hylafax/etc/setup.cache and change the AWK path to point to the
The permanent fix is to make comms/hylafax dependent on lang/gawk and then
ensure that gawk gets selected as the awk program as part of configure.
Install the comms/hylafax port, then:
# /var/spool/hylafax/bin/notify doneq/q19 done 60
/usr/bin/awk: illegal primary in regular expression * at
source line number 37
>>> gsub("*","",status) <<< ;
[: -gt: unexpected operator
sendmail: fatal: No recipient addresses found in message header
Dear maintainer of FreeBSD port comms/hylafax,
Can you please investigate this PR:
Phil, can you supply a patch to fix the port?
Asked maintainer and submitter for feedback
A fix was committed.