/usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: /usr/local/lib/libintl.so.6: Undefined symbol "stpcpy"

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Nov 29 21:00:46 GMT 2005

On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 03:43:14PM +0100, Thomas Uhrfelt wrote:
> Dear fellow FreeBSDers,
> I have recently started to get the message in the subject when installing
> ports from source. I have scanned the mailinglists and other resources and
> found a few others with these particular problems. And I've tried most of
> the tricks mentioned there (excluding those which sounds a bit dangerous to
> conduct on a semi-production system) - including reinstalling gettext etc. I
> do not have the Compat4X clause in make.conf so this shouldn't be part of my
> problem.
> This is a 5.4-Stable machine upgraded from 4.8 during the summer, and so far
> it conducted and performed extremely well.  I am rebuilding the world and
> kernel right now against the latest 5.4-STABLE sources. Then I am going to
> try a portupgrade  -fa, but if this doesn't permanently solve my problems, I
> would like to hace som suggestions on where to go next.

Yes, you need to portupgrade -fa whenever you upgrade to a new major
release of FreeBSD.  At the moment you have an inconsistent mix of 4.x
and 5.x libraries, and that is a recipe for disaster.

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