Install of pkg fuse-ntfs fails because of undefined symbol in pkg!?!

Konstantin Belousov kostikbel at
Thu Feb 9 16:13:01 UTC 2017

On Thu, Feb 09, 2017 at 04:30:20PM +0100, Franco Fichtner wrote:
> FreeBSD package management makes an ABI promise in the form of
> "FreeBSD:10:amd64", but not even pkg code itself adheres to this,
> and thus we have had subtle and yet fatal breakage in 10.2 and 10.3.
Stop spreading FUD. There is no ABI breakage on stable/10 branch,
nor there is a breakage in the package sets. We only promise
backward-compatibility, and this works as advertized. A binary compiled
on later system, is not guaranteed to work on the early system even on
the same branch.

The current package set for stable/10 is built on 10.3 and is only
guaranteed to work on 10.3 and later. Trying to make arbitrary
combinations of binaries and base systems outside of the scope of the

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