issues unveiled by devel/gettext

Andriy Gapon avg at
Tue Jun 1 00:42:19 UTC 2010

on 01/06/2010 03:19 Dominic Fandrey said the following:
> On 01/06/2010 01:50, Warren Block wrote:
>> pkg_libchk from sysutils/bsdadminscripts finds an interesting thing
>> after the update:
>> gettext-0.18: /usr/local/bin/msgattrib misses
>> ...
>> So these gettext programs built with dependencies on the old version of
>> ...gettext?
> This wasn't the case on my system. I'd ask you to check your
> libmap.conf, but if the problem had been there, the rebuild
> wouldn't have helped.

I have/had exactly the same problem.
It seems that some gettext binaries get linked with gettext libraries that are
already installed (e.g. in /usr/local/lib).  On the second upgrade they get
linked with the right version of .so.

>> Reinstalling devel/gettext seems to fix this.  At least pkg_libchk stops
>> complaining.

Andriy Gapon

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