moving from 5.2.1 to 5.3Beta?
kris at obsecurity.org
Thu Oct 7 20:44:46 PDT 2004
On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 05:10:43PM -1000, hoe-waa at hawaii.rr.com wrote:
> I have a quick question. I am going to upgrade
> one of my systems from 5.2.1P9 to 5.3Beta7.
> I have cvsup'd the source and when checking
> UPDATING I came across this:
> The following libraries had their version number bumped up:
> /lib/libm.so.2 -> libm.so.3
> /lib/libreadline.so.4 -> libreadline.so.5
> /usr/lib/libhistory.so.4 -> libhistory.so.5
> /usr/lib/libopie.so.2 -> libopie.so.3
> /usr/lib/libpcap.so.2 -> libpcap.so.3
> FreeBSD 4.10 versions of these libraries will be added to the
> compat4x collection. If you expect to be able to run old 4.X
> executables you will need to remove the old versions of these
> libraries. However note that any 5.X executables you have built
> will stop working once you remove those old libraries. You should
> have all your ports/packages rebuilt before removing the old
> I had seen some discussion rearding this on the list and had
> made a note in my head.
> Am I reading this correct that before I build/install world,
> I should do a portupgrade -a ???
No, that won't affect things. After you installworld, you should add
the libmap entries as above, and then at your later convenience you
can portupgrade -af to rebuild all ports so you can remove the
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