INDEX-5 is deleted then reconstructed by "make index"

Andrew J Caines A.J.Caines at
Wed Oct 29 08:57:43 PST 2003


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> Wait till a change like the last upgrade to gettext comes along and you have 
> to rebuild all of the ports that use it.

I don't have to wait. I've done it with gettext last time around and other
changes with similar effect since way back.

> He will have to rebuild each of them  manually. You can use portupgrade
> recursively on gettext and wait for it to  finish.

True, portupgrade really does do this awkward job automagically, as long
as the ports' dependencies are all correct. I've found this to be a little
hit-and-miss. I've scripted a little tool for finding packages linked to
missing .so libs, called "missinglibs". Simply run as "missinglibs libfoo"
or "missinglibs".

# (c) 2001 Andrew J. Caines

tmp=/tmp/.$$.tmp ; rm -f $tmp 2>&-

echo -e "\nLooking for files linked to $lib...\n"

find /usr/local/bin /usr/local/lib /usr/X11R6/bin /usr/X11R6/lib -type f \
     \( -perm +111 -o -name '*.so*' \) |
  while read file
    if ( ldd $file 2>&- | fgrep -q $lib )
      echo $file
      pkg_info -W $file | awk '{print $NF}' >> $tmp

echo -e "\nPackages with files linked to $lib...\n"

sort -u $tmp
rm $tmp

| -Andrew J. Caines-   Unix Systems Engineer   A.J.Caines at  |
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