Dovecot Update Fails to Build in CI, Trace Mode

Mojca Miklavec mojca at
Thu Mar 4 14:09:45 UTC 2021

Dear Steven,

On Thu, 4 Mar 2021 at 13:07, Steven Smith <steve.t.smith at> wrote:
> Re:
> I’m trying to update dovecot. A vanilla `port install` works perfectly and produces perfectly working binaries.
> However, both CI and trace mode builds fail at the same point below. After the build errors out, I’m able to run the exact same command successfully, and the yacc file looks fine:
> sudo -u macports bison -o event-filter-parser.c event-filter-parser.y

I don't see bison listed as a build dependency in that port.
I'm not sure if that's the problem in your case, but it's pretty
common scenario that if a port needs a dependency that isn't declared
in the Portfile, it might work on your computer and fail in the CI.


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