Upgrading Expat2 in FreeBSD 5.2.1
kstewart at owt.com
Mon Jun 21 12:21:45 PDT 2004
On Monday 21 June 2004 12:16 pm, Lonnie Santella wrote:
> In order to install latest ports of Apache1.3 and MySQL 4.20 - I
> received a system error informing me to upgrade expat2.
> So I run my CVSUP get all the latest ports, then run it again with
> just upgrading the BASE.
> Now I upgrade to expat2 (expat-1.95.7) which was successful according
> to pkg_info:
> However, now I can't start X - when I attempt to, I get a gray
> screen, a working mouse pointer, and a small message window that
> reads: "could not start KDEInit. Check your installation." There is
> only an "ok" button and when I click it, it goes back to text mode,
> with another error message which is repeated several times:
> "/libexec/ld.elf.so.1: Shared object "libexpat.so.4" not found"
> I've searched through threads and groups - no luck on this one. Why
> does this happen? I've recreated the issue 4 times on different
> machines with fresh installs of FreeBSD 5.2.1.
> How do I upgrade expat2 without this problem?
You didn't read /usr/prots/UPDATING. There was an interface change and
all of the ports that used expat2 had to be rebuilt. Read UPDATING and
then do the -rf update.
> Thanks very much for your advice,
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