libwrap compiled into Cyrus IMAPd

Ken Murchison ken at
Tue Jul 20 11:12:42 EDT 2004

ML mail wrote:

> Hi,
> Sorry for posting my message again but I still didn't
> find any solutions on how to get libwrap compiled in
> Cyrus IMAPd and didn't have any answers. 
> The problem is still the same: I am trying in vain to
> get libwrap activated in Cyrus IMAPd. I am using Cyrus
> IMAPd 2.2.6, Cyrus SASL 2.1.18 on OpenBSD 3.5. And
> here is my configure command:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/cyrus-imapd
> --with-cyrus-prefix=/usr/local/cyrus-imapd
> --with-openssl --with-sasl=/usr/local/sasl2
> --with-bdb-libdir=/usr/local/lib/db4
> --with-bdb-incdir=/usr/local/include/db4
> --with-libwrap
> configure then simply reports that it didn't find
> libwrap and if I have a look in the generated
> config.log I can see the following error:
> /usr/lib/ undefined reference to
> `allow_severity'
> /usr/lib/ undefined reference to
> `deny_severity'

Looks like your TCPwrappers build on OpenBSD is either broken or has a 
dependency which configure doesn't know about.  This works fine on my 
RH9 box.

Kenneth Murchison     Oceana Matrix Ltd.
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