Missing dependency readline in devel/libtool, wrong libreadline.so version

Thomas Mueller mueller6724 at bellsouth.net
Thu Feb 5 11:33:13 UTC 2015

On Wed, Feb 04, 2015 at 07:55:15PM +0100, Johan van Selst wrote:
> Hi Thomas,

> Thomas Mueller wrote:
> > Trying to update devel/libtool, I get /usr/local/bin/libtoolize with 0 bytes.
> > There is a message
> > Shared object "libreadline.so.8" not found, required by "gawk"
> [snip]

> > It looks like devel/readline, maybe also lang/gawk, should be listed
> > as a dependency for libtool.

> I think a better solution would be to make lang/gawk use the readline
> library from base and to make devel/libtool use awk from base.
> I'll look into this (soon).

> Regards,
> Johan

Baptiste Daroussin responded:

> libtool should use config.site which enforce using awk from base.

> This should not happen.

> Having the full log of the build may help understanding what happen.

> Are you cherry-picking your updates or are you using something like
> portmaster/portupgrade?

> Best regards,
> Bapt

Either use awk from base, or get the correct libreadline.so.*

I use portmaster.

I will send a separate email, since it's on the other computer, with full /libtool-11amd64.log3 file.


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