Missing libproxy.la?

Conrad J. Sabatier conrads at cox.net
Mon Aug 29 01:03:15 UTC 2011

On Sun, 28 Aug 2011 15:55:36 +1200
Jonathan Chen <jonc at chen.org.nz> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I read UPDATING and did a:
>    # portupgrade -rf libnotify-0.\* libproxy-0.\*
> and this mostly succeeded except where it failed. In particular 
> x11/gnome-panel complains:
>    CCLD   clock-applet
> gnome-libtool: link: cannot find the library 
> `/usr/local/lib/libproxy.la' or unhandled argument 
> `/usr/local/lib/libproxy.la'
> This leaves me with a slightly unusable system. Reinstalling libproxy 
> still does not resolve the problem. How can I make this work again?
> Cheers.

FWIW, there was a very similar thread in the FreeBSD-gnome list
recently, in which Jung-uk Kim <jkim at freebsd.org> posted a solution
using a short shell recipe.  Worth checking out.  See the thread:

missing libproxy.la: brasero builds, gnome-applets doesn't


Conrad J. Sabatier
conrads at cox.net

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