James.Ziller at qg.com
Mon Apr 19 07:28:55 PDT 2004
So in other words I do have to recompile everything that depends on a given
library just because that library is updated to a slightly newer version?:(
From: lowell at be-well.ilk.org [mailto:lowell at be-well.ilk.org]
Sent: Monday, April 19, 2004 9:20 AM
To: Ziller, James
Cc: 'freebsd-questions at freebsd.org'
Subject: Re: Dependency hell
"Ziller, James" <James.Ziller at qg.com> writes:
> Making a simple symlink from libexpat.so.4 to libexpat.so.5 will allow
> xterm to run again - but of course that's a dirty disgusting way to do
> things. From what I understood, pkgdb is the tool to fix this, but
> running pkgdb -F will not prompt me to change xterm dependencies from
> libexpat.so.4 to libexpat.so.5.
No, that's not the tool to fix it.
As /usr/ports/UPDATING would tell you, do a
"portupgrade -fr textproc/expat2".
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