games/wesnoth: How to cope with "invalid DSO for symbol `_ZN5boost6system15system_categoryEv'"

Bryan Drewery bdrewery at
Wed Jan 14 18:47:50 UTC 2015

On 1/14/2015 2:34 AM, Torsten Zuehlsdorff wrote:
> On 13.01.2015 22:04, Bryan Drewery wrote:
>> On 1/9/2015 5:18 AM, Torsten Zuehlsdorff wrote:
>>> [  3%] mo-update [wesnoth-dw-ar]: Creating mo file.
>>> /usr/bin/ld: g: invalid DSO for symbol
>>> `_ZN5boost6system15system_categoryEv' definition
>>> /usr/local/lib/ could not read symbols: Bad
>>> value
>>> c++: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see
>>> invocation)
>>> --- cutter ---
>> Usually this means -lboost_system is missing from the linker line.
>> Recent binutils in recent FreeBSD head has been patched to be more clear
>> about it.
> As you can see from the output of "pkg info" i have the most recent
> binutils installed. At an FreeBSD 10.1 - also the most recent released
> version.
> Therefore i don't understand your comment. Can you explain it further?
> Whats your advice? Remove this line because it should work? Or keep the
> line for compatibility reasons?
> Greetings,
> Torsten

"recent head" means the development version of FreeBSD, aka FreeBSD 11.
Not 10.1. The binutils I speak of is not from ports, it is in the base

Bryan Drewery

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