Lessons learned from source upgrade from FreeBSD i386 9.2 Stable to FreeBSD i386 10.0 Release.
robert.burmeister at utoledo.edu
Wed Jan 29 03:22:51 UTC 2014
Lessons learned from source upgrade from FreeBSD i386 9.2 Stable to FreeBSD
i386 10.0 Release.
Clang does not need to to be installed first.
> FreeBSD 10's change to pkg(8) (a.k.a. PKGNG) affects the portupgrade tools
> well as the package tools.
> Even if you are not using packages,
> before upgrading to FreeBSD 10 install pkg(8) as described in:
> and be sure to run pkg2ng.
> FreeBSD 10 moves converters/libiconv into the base system, which directly
> indirectly affects many ports.
> This migration has largely been taken care of for the official packages,
> however, if you are rebuilding from the ports tree
> "pkg_delete libiconv" must be run,
> or converters/libiconv must be deinstalled,
> before your post OS recompile of all your ports.
> Most of the iconv hardcodes have been addressed in the ports tree, but
> this is
> still being worked on.
Many Gnome ports still had issues with continuing to link to
such as avahi-app and gdm.
People who deleted all ports, removed /usr/local and reinstalled
have reported that they do not have the problem.
Apparently, some Gnome components are finicky about how they are built.
A note from
> Remove all .la files from the packages you just installed to prevent
> problems during the build.
> You'll have to remember to do this again each time you install more
I deleted the contents of /usr/local/lib and ran portupgrade -afu
which rebuilt most of the problematic ports.
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