10.03 to -current software removal

Alan Somers asomers at freebsd.org
Mon Aug 22 18:59:45 UTC 2016

Sounds like you have ports that are linked against the old base
system.  Did you do a "pkg upgrade" after the installworld?

On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 12:55 PM, Joshua Rogers <megamansec at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I've come across a problem when upgrading from 10.03 to -current, which
> I needed to do since my graphics driver isn't supported in 10.03, after
> upgrading.
> When I built the world and kernel, and did `make installkernel',
> everything was perfect; I rebooted, and xorg ran, my wm was perfect,
> software worked, and I could even change the backlight of my screen
> using redshift.
> However, when I went to the next step, `make installworld', and `yes |
> make delete-old ; yes | make delete-old-libs', and I rebooted, xorg had
> been uninstalled, along with many other things such as firefox, etc. It
> was an easy fix to just reinstall them, however.
> The problem is, after booting and starting xorg and everything, I've
> come across a few errors when running software:
> libreoffice and transmission-gtk no longer run(and probably other software):
> /usr/local/lib/libreoffice/program/oosplash: Undefined symbol "dirname"
> /usr/local/bin/transmission-gtk: Undefined symbol "dirname"
> and redshift no longer can change the backlight color at all(manually
> using xgamma doesn't work, either.)
> vlc is also very laggy when fullscreen.
> I suspect a library has been uninstalled or something along those lines
> when I ran the last step as mentioned.
> Does anybody know the best course of action to either: work out which
> software was uninstalled so I can reinstall it, or to debug the specific
> issues I'm having?
> Cheers,
> Josh
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