5.3-BETA7: packages are broken with library version bump-ups!

Ken Smith kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Mon Oct 4 07:13:43 PDT 2004

On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 06:21:36AM -0700, spam maps wrote:

> With the version number bumped up for the libraries
> (see /usr/src/UPDATING 20041001-issue), many packages
> that come with BETA7 are broken.
> For example, when I pkg_add by ftp the cvsup package,
> and use it, I get:
> /libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object "libm.so.2" not
> found, required by "cvsup"
> Due to the new library numbers, all packages should
> have been recompiled, I guess. If so, this must be
> fixed before RELEASE.

Yes, many (most? all?) of the packages available on the FTP sites
will have been built against the old versions of the libraries.
The packages in the ISO images themselves were built against the
correct set of libraries so the packages on disc1 should be safe.

Thanks to Kris for getting the disc1 package sets built quickly for

						Ken Smith
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