[nycbug-talk] FreeBSD UPDATING
jesse at theholymountain.com
Thu Oct 14 02:21:19 EDT 2004
On Oct 13, 2004, at 10:28 AM, Scott Robbins wrote:
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> On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 08:31:15AM -0400, michael wrote:
>> If you are not on the FreeBSD announce list...
>> "This is a belated announcement of the new ``/usr/ports/UPDATING''
>> Like its counterpart in /usr/src, this file lists special updating
>> instructions and caveats. "
>> Read the whole post:
> The big issues here are the library version bumps. One thing that,
> judging from freebsdforums.org many people are not clear about is
> whether or not all ports and packages must be updated, and if so, can
> one then remove the old libraries.
> Judging from experiences posted on the forums, yes, one should probably
> upgrade all ports. However, once doing so, some things still need the
> old libraries--for instance, native opera even if built from ports is a
> binary rather than a source package. The workaround here is
> cd /usr/src/lib/compat/compat4x.i386
> make depend && make && make install
Ok. So try going into where the dependencies were and rebuild them? I
don't know much about how shared libraries are registered. What does
this do in the case of this Opera upgrade?
> This has pretty much worked for everyone. (Thanks to phoenix on
> FreeBSDforums for the tip)
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