not found, required by "evolution"

Chris Whitehouse cwhiteh at
Sun Feb 10 13:18:48 UTC 2008

E. J. Cerejo wrote:
> 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/ Shared object
>>>> "" not found, required by "evolution" error, I can see
>>>> that the new version of icu installed "".  Is there a
>>>> better way to fix this or should I just symlink "" to
>>>> ""?
>>> 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 
> library.

portmanager -s piped to a file might tell you what's missing

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