Michael,

> > I am using FBSD-6.2 amd64 and ran into this problem when running make:
> > .... bunch of other stuff all okay
> > stopped here:
> > Manifying blib/man3/Mail::SpamAssassin::Plugin::RelayCountry.3
> > make -f spamc/Makefile spamc/libspamc.so
> > gcc -Wl,-R/usr/local/lib/perl5/5.8.8/mach/CORE spamc/libspamc.c
> > spamc/utils.c -o spamc/libspamc.so -shared -L/usr/local/lib -lz
> > /usr/bin/ld: /var/tmp//cchaPM1S.o: relocation R_X86_64_32 can not be used
> > when making a shared object; recompile with -fPIC
> > /var/tmp//cchaPM1S.o: could not read symbols: Bad value


> looks like a 64bit compile error.


It is not a compile error. Somebody forgot to put a -fPIC option
when compiling code for a shareable library.
It happens to work on i386, but is wrong anyway.

> +.if ${ARCH} == "i386"

....
> +.endif


Please don't do that!

Mark