Shared object "" not found

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Tue Mar 20 08:56:40 UTC 2007

On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 08:19:47AM +0000, Leslie Jensen wrote:

> I've just been through that! Reinstalling gettext won't solve this!
> Take a look in
> cd /usr/local/lib
> And make a link
> ln -s

You do realise that doing this will cause gettext dependancies to fail
in weird an wonderful ways.

> Also read /usr/ports/UPDATING it says
> 20070318:
>   AFFECTS: users of devel/gettext (ie: YOU)
>   AUTHOR: ade at
>   As a result of the upgrade to gettext-0.16.1, the shared library version
>   of libintl has changed, so you will need to rebuild all ports that
>   depend on gettext (ie: most of them, sorry).
>   portupgrade -rf gettext

This is the correct solution. Unfortunately, also one of the slowest.
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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