Ports : Mozilla / Mozilla-devel
Vince.Hoffman at uk.circle.com
Tue Sep 30 09:29:23 PDT 2003
A quicker (but working so far) way. till you have time to update all your
ln -s /usr/local/lib/libintl.so /usr/local/lib/libintl.so.4
(probably not recomemded for long term use though. but was enough for me to
get X with GNOME running again.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Nelson [mailto:dnelson at allantgroup.com]
> Sent: 30 September 2003 17:24
> To: Mike Hogsett
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Ports : Mozilla / Mozilla-devel
> In the last episode (Sep 30), Mike Hogsett said:
> > I have been pulling my hair out over this. I installed a package
> > several days ago that required gettext. The gettext in ports has
> > been updated so I had to deinstall the existing on and install the
> > version from ports.
> > After that mozilla and mozilla-devel (and some other stuff) wont run
> > becuase libintl.so.4 no longer exists. (gettext from ports installs
> > libintl.so.5 now).
> > I pkg_delete'd mozilla and mozilla-devel and rebuilt (have tried
> > both) but even after they build and install they are still
> asking for
> > libintl.so.4!!
> They may be linking against a shared library that requires
> > I rm -rf'd /usr/ports and cvsup'd back hoping to clear any
> cruft that
> > may have remained and rebuilt mozilla-devel, still no dice!
> > Anyone have a suggestion how I can get either of these ports to work
> > again?
> At this point, you'll probably have to rebuild all the ports that
> depended on the old gettext. The portupgrade tools minimize this risk
> by preserving old shlibs in /usr/local/lib/compat/pkg, so you can
> upgrade dependant ports at your leisure.
> Dan Nelson
> dnelson at allantgroup.com
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