FC4 warning

Vernon Schryver vjs@calcite.rhyolite.com
Thu Jan 5 02:50:55 UTC 2006

> I followed the instructions in INSTALL.txt, but when I did a make in
> /etc/mail (after adding feature(dcc)) I get this warning. Is it
> safe to ignore it?
> [root@bandsman mail]# make
> /usr/share/sendmail-cf/feature/dcc.m4:75: m4: Warning: Excess arguments 
> to built-in `define' ignored

On which flavors of UNIX and sendmail do you see that error message? 
I don't see it in a quick test with 8.13.5 on 5.2.1-RELEASE-p1.

I also don't see a use of define() on line 75 of misc/dcc.m4
Which version of the DCC source are you using?  From where did you
get it?  Was it from
or some third party?

To answer the question, the warning is safe to ignore if the resulting
sendmail.cf and submit.cf files are reasonable.  I would compare the
result of `make` on your .mc file with and without the feature(DCC) line.

Vernon Schryver    vjs@rhyolite.com

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