What is SONAME in port builds?

Matthias Apitz guru at unixarea.de
Sun Oct 2 15:42:06 UTC 2016

On Sunday, 2 October 2016 17:29:05 CEST, Montgomery-Smith, Stephen 
<stephen at missouri.edu> wrote:
> I am trying to build the port graphics/opendx, and at the qa stage it says:
> Error: /usr/local/dx/bin_freebsd/builder is linked to
> /usr/local/lib/libcdf.so which does not have a SONAME.
> science/cdf needs to be fixed.
> What does this mean, and how do I fix it?
> BTW I am maintainer of both ports.

I can see with Don Google for 'freebsd ports soname' how others fixed the 
same issue; the porters handbook has no match for SONAME -:(


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