Failed building kdebase-workspace-4.5.5_1 cannot find the library

Troy troy at
Mon Mar 28 23:56:27 UTC 2011

On 3/28/2011 2:35 AM, Ade Lovett wrote:
> On Mar 27, 2011, at 21:24 , Troy wrote:
>> I do have those libs there.  I'm not sure why it's looking in /usr/local/lib to find it.  I double checked and have /usr/lib in my PATH. Do you have any thoughts here?
> At a rough guess, you source-upgraded your system from a time when archivers/xz was required (and included the .la file) to a point where it was in the base system without essentially rebuilding everything.
> You could _probably_ temporarily fix this by looking for /usr/local/lib/ in _every_ .la file installed under /usr/local/lib, and replace it with -lzma but this is just a very temporary fix to a horribly fragile .la interdependency framework.
> There are various solutions to this, but they're all by nature very invasive and can cause other issues.  Sadly, there is no easy one-liner fix to this either.
> -aDe

Anytime I've ever upgraded the system, I built the kernel and the 
world.   I have 419 .la files in /usr/local/lib. I don't think I want to 
try that idea.  Are you saying if I rebuilt the kernel/world it would 
not fix this properly?

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