How did references to libc.so.7 get in my 6.3 ports?
E. J. Cerejo
ejcerejo at optonline.net
Mon Mar 10 04:00:48 UTC 2008
On Sun, 09 Mar 2008 23:49:42 -0400
Vinny <vinny-mail-01+f.questions20080309 at palaceofretention.ca> wrote:
> E. J. Cerejo wrote:
> > On Sun, 09 Mar 2008 20:12:45 -0400 Vinny
> > <vinny-mail-01+f.questions20080309 at palaceofretention.ca> wrote:
> >> Hello Everyone,
> >> I was trying to use portupgrade on totem and ran into a problem
> >> with references for libc.so.7 failing to resolve. I have a
> >> libc.so.6, of course, seeing as libc.so.7 is for FreeBSD 7, isn't
> >> it?
> >> uname -a FreeBSD the.pal...ofretention.ca 6.3-PRERELEASE FreeBSD
> >> 6.3-PRERELEASE #0: Wed Jan 16 09:32:16 EST 2008
> >> root at the.pal...ofretention.ca:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/THE i386
> > You updated the port that put libc.so.6 in your system, you need to
> > find out which port it came from and then find out which which ports
> > depend on it and rebuild them also and then the problem will be
> > fixed. I use /usr/ports/sysutils/bsdadminscripts which tells me
> > exactly which ports need to be rebuilt.
> Hi E. J.,
> Is it true that a port put libc.so.6 in my system?
> I thought it was part of the base system (i.e. the world as in
> I'm a bit (more) confused now.
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Then you're running FreeBSD 6.x and you updated your ports tree after FreeBSD 7.0 release. The latest ports tree no longer supports 6.x I believe. So you should upgrade to 7 release or stable.
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