upgrade issue 8.x to 9.0-RC2: libz.so.5 not found
mexas at bristol.ac.uk
Tue Nov 29 09:08:10 UTC 2011
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 12:54:33AM -0800, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 12:49 AM, Johan Hendriks <joh.hendriks at gmail.com> wrote:
> > allan at stokes.ca schreef:
> >> However, programs such as startx and portupgrade are failing with the
> >> message "libz.so.5 not found". I know I can fix this with an evil
> >> symlink, but that doesn't seem right, and what else is broken? Is there
> >> not a facility in portupgrade to scan my live dependencies and warn me of
> >> breakage? I have not encountered such a beast in my gleanings to date.
> > What you probably did is make delete-old-libs.
> > This deletes the old 8.x libs that where used by your ports.
> > What you need to do is rebuild all your ports.
> > That way they get linked to the proper libs again.
> > The next time when you go from one major to another major number eg from 7
> > to 8 or from 8 to 9 and so on, is to do the make delete-old-libs step later.
> > Then after upgrading, rebuild all your ports, they still work with the old
> > libs.
> > Once the ports are rebuild against the newer libs then do the make
> > delete-old-libs step.
> > This is not nessacery when going from a minor number to amother minor
> > number. eg from 8.1 to 8.2 and so on.
> In general yes.. but there have been occasions when this was
> required with libz...
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