Failure upgrading from 8-stable to current (9.0-Beta2)

Garrett Cooper yanegomi at
Fri Sep 9 18:21:55 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 11:17 AM, Kevin Oberman <kob6558 at> wrote:
> Last night I upgraded my laptop from 8-stable (Sept. 7) to head. I
> almost worked, but I
> did hit an issue during the installworld phase. The problem was when the make in
> /usr/src/share/zoneinfo tried to run tzsetup that dialog failed to run
> with the error:
> /tmp/install.xtvA5ik4/ Undefined symbol "_nc_wacs"
> I simply deleted the line "tzsetup $${optC} -r; \" at line 76 of the
> Makefile and re-ran the
> installworld. Everything worked from that point. I then compared
> /etc/localtime with
> /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles and they were identical, so I
> already had
> a localtime file built with the new zic.
> After the installworld completed, I tried running tzsetup and dialog
> ran fine, so I have
> no idea why the failure during the instsallworld. I did a search and
> found a very similar
> report in questions at . The only difference I saw was that my error was
> not prefaced
> with "/libexec/ " and, of course, the random string.
> Any ideas what might be happening here? It is a bit disconcerting as
> userland is half
> current and half stable when it dies. It would be very awkward to have
> to back out and
> may people updating to 9.0 after release might not know how to work around it.

    This might be required (the base library changed).

Index: share/zoneinfo/Makefile
--- share/zoneinfo/Makefile     (revision 224989)
+++ share/zoneinfo/Makefile     (working copy)
@@ -72,7 +72,8 @@
                                optC="-C ${DESTDIR}"; \
                        fi; \
                        echo "Updating /etc/localtime"; \
-                       tzsetup $${optC} -r; \
+                       env LD_PRELOAD=${DESTDIR}/usr/lib/ \
+                           tzsetup $${optC} -r; \
                fi; \
        else \
                echo "Run tzsetup(8) manually to update /etc/localtime."; \

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