libicui18n.so.36 not found, required by "evolution"
E. J. Cerejo
ejcerejo at optonline.net
Sun Feb 10 04:46:26 UTC 2008
On Saturday 09 February 2008 13:02:58 Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> Matthew Seaman wrote:
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> > E. J. Cerejo wrote:
> >> Running FBSD 6.3 and after updating the ports where icu was one of the
> >> ports to be updated I'm getting the libexec/ld-elf.so.1: Shared object
> >> "libicui18n.so.36" not found, required by "evolution" error, I can see
> >> that the new version of icu installed "libicui18n.so.38". Is there a
> >> better way to fix this or should I just symlink "libicui18n.so.38" to
> >> "libicui18n.so.36"?
> > Nope. Symlinking shlibs of different ABI versions together is the
> > wrong answer. There's a reason the ABI version number was bumped,
> > and it indicates the new shlib is not compatible with the old one.
> > Formally, the correct fix is:
> > # portupgrade -rf icu-\*
> > or the equivalent in whatever ports management software you prefer.
> > However this is pretty unfortunate as icu is a basic component that
> > a large number of packages depend upon. Expect to spend a long time
> > compiling.
> The port sysutils/bsdadminscripts installs a script called pkg_libchk that
> will list you all ports that /really/ need to be rebuild. Many of the ports
> depending on icu-\* do so indirectly by linking to a library that links to
> icu, thus it is sufficent to rebuild those directly linking ports.
> pkg_libchk checks for such direct dependencies and will list you the
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I just tried that but unfortunately pkg_libchk didn't work. It didn't pick up
any application when I have a bunch failling to start because of this
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