pcre again

Kevin Oberman kob6558 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 06:20:01 UTC 2012

On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 2:04 PM, ajtiM <lumiwa at gmail.com> wrote:
> I did as I red on /usr/ports/UPDATING and when I checked pkg_libchk I have
> many "misses" pcre related.
> Do I need run portmaster -r devel/pcre, please?

It is quite possible that you will re-install quite a few ports that
don't need it with 'portmaster -r'. I'd just re-build the ports called
out in by 'pkg_libchk -o'. But you don't really need to do any
immediately. The backup copy of libpcre.so.0 in
/usr/local/lib/compat/pkg is not seen as that path is not checked by
pkg_libchk. (I assume that is deliberate.) Still, it is probably a
good idea to get them re-built. If some things are linked against two
libraries, one of which uses .0 and the other using .1 which will
break the executable as rtld will refuse to load it.

OTOH, those who only install or update from packages after upgrading
to a new release should have nothing to worry about.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
E-mail: rkoberman at gmail.com

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