c++ problem?

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Mar 10 17:58:47 PST 2004

On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 07:01:19PM -0500, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> [ ... ]
> >>>At some point a port incorrectly installed the
> >>>/usr/local/lib/libstdc++.a file; remove it and recompile.
> [ ... ]
> >It does seem to be coming up a lot recently..I'd feel better about it
> >if I knew what had installed that file, though.
> Would it be reasonable to start looking at ports which actually contain the 
> file in their pkg-plist, such as lang/gcc*:
> 247-sec% pkg_info -La | grep libstdc++.a
> /usr/local/lib/gcc/i386-portbld-freebsd4.9/3.4.0/libstdc++.a
> Maybe one of the gcc ports created or symlink'ed that library under 
> /usr/local/lib directly, rather than, or in addition to, using the GNU 
> autoconf-triple + software_version path...?
> Someone with a system exhibiting the problem might try the command above 
> and see whether they get a match.

On my machine, and on some others when I asked them to try, the file
was unclaimed by any packages (as reported by pkg_which).  This
probably means a popular port was doing something naughty in the past
and has since been fixed.

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