Problem with package library dependencies after update from 8.4 to 9.3

Paul Keusemann pkeusem at
Wed Jan 13 04:58:20 UTC 2016


Thanks for the pointer.

On 01/12/16 19:28, Matthew D. Fuller wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 10:46:46AM -0600 I heard the voice of
> Paul Keusemann, and lo! it spake thus:
>> and I now have a number of installed packages that are claiming
>> as a required shlib but there are no packages
>> that provide it.  It does exist in /usr/local/lib.
> This would be the mildly annoying behavior of pkg since a couple
> updates ago, where it doesn't recognize shlib symlinks right.  I think
> there's been a thread or two about it.  I'd just ignore it.

In case somebody else runs across this, here are links to a couple of 
threads I found with Matthew's help:

It looks like there's no incentive to fix this in pkg, so hopefully 
someone will fix the package.

Thanks everyone.

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