failed to start X
crystone at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 01:23:04 PDT 2004
On Mon, 13 Sep 2004 00:08:23 -0400, Parv <parv at pair.com> wrote:
> in message <74a758ec040912182542c9595b at mail.gmail.com>,
> wrote cry stone thusly...
> > after installed apache + mysql + php from port,when i run startx i got
> > "/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object libexpat.so.4 not found, required
> > by libfontconfig.so.1"
> X Windows has nothing to do w/ apache, mysql, or php.
> How did you install last three pieces of software anyway?
> > i google it find that because the expat was upgrade to
> > expat-1.95.7,and the libexpat.so.4 is instead by libexpat.so.5,so
> > i run portupgrade -rf textproc/expat2
> You need to recompile all the software that was dependent on
> libexpat.so.4 so that it would be dependent on libexpat.so.5.
> In the mean time, see if a link from libexpat.so.5 to libexpat.so.4
> would satisfy the failing applications. That did work for me until
> i had the time to recompile the depending software.
> For the next time, remember to upgrade depending software when
> you upgrade dependency software.
> I personally stay away from using portupgrade to actually do
> upgrade; wait for others to resolve your issues w/ portupgrade.
> > and make world but it still failed.
> Wow, that is really unnecessarily excessive!
YES,it cost me 3 hours to finish it!
> You can upgrade ports software from the ports w/o the need of
> upgrading the base system. (In most cases anyway. Sometimes one
> would need to upgrade base system *eventually* to be able to
> build/install software from ports. But that's another thread.)
Agree with you! I would not miss it next time! Thanks
for your reply.
> - Parv
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