Error: shared library "expat.5" does not exist

Rob Szarka szlists at
Thu Jun 29 20:06:33 UTC 2006

At 01:26 PM 6/29/2006, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>Because it's a "LIB_DEPENDS", the "lib" will automatically be
>prepended to the filename.

Ah, good to know. I was closer than I thought, then.

>You didn't update the x11-fonts/fontconfig /Makefile at the same time,
>or it would be looking for expat.6, not expat.5.
> > Any suggestions about how to fix or work around this issue?
>Update your whole ports tree.

Ah-ha! Yup, I think you've nailed it. I had left the X11 stuff 
commented out in my supfile, since I don't actually use X per se. 
Fixed that and it looks like it's going to make it to the end of the 
compile this time. *fingers crossed* Thanks!

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