Library minor versions conflicting with PLIST with no minor versions

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Feb 15 06:40:07 UTC 2007

On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 11:32:51PM -0600, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote:
> I know I've seen a few other reports of this problem in the lists
> recently, and am just wondering if anyone has anything further to
> report.
> I've been seeing the odd port here and there building libraries with
> minor version numbers included in the filenames, whereas the PLIST
> specifies only the major version numbers, or vice versa.  This is
> causing other ports to fail to link properly, in some cases where the
> dependent port is expecting the library with the minor number included,
> and others where the dependent port is expecting the library without
> the minor number.
> Very odd behavior, and it's only cropped up within the last week or
> two.  I can't figure out what the heck's going on here.
> This is under 7.0-CURRENT on the amd64 arch, by the way.
> Anyone?

See the heads up I sent the other week.


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