5.5 to 6.1 upgrade

Todorov at Paladin todorov at paladin.bulgarpress.com
Tue Aug 22 18:56:25 UTC 2006

Vivek Khera написа:
> On Aug 22, 2006, at 11:37 AM, Ian Smith wrote:
>>> It shouldn't be necessary to rebuild ports before the upgrade. If
>>> there is something running that is critical, you might want to upgrade
>> [ ... ]
>> Good to confirm. I haven't so many ports installed that I couldn't
>> start from scratch if it all fell over, so I can play with ports and
>> packages till I finally learn how to use all the tools effectively.
> you *really* want to rebuild anything that uses shared libs from the
> ports tree, or anything that is a shared lib in the ports tree. Things
> that only use base system libs and don't do any dyanamic loading of
> external object code are safe to leave alone, as long as they don't
> provide shared objects.
> don't find this out the hard way :-(
How to find which is dynamically using libs and which application is not?

This is something I was wondering before...

Thank you in advance.

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