linux compatibility ports upgrade

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Thu Jun 4 18:26:24 UTC 2009

On Thu, 4 Jun 2009 14:15:42 -0400 Tsu-Fan Cheng wrote:

> Thank you, Boris. This is my linux ports,linux-f8-atk-1.20.0_1 Accessibility
> Toolkit, Linux/i386 binary (Linux Fedora 8)
> linux-f8-cairo-1.4.14_1 Vector graphics library Cairo (Linux Fedora 8)
> linux-f8-curl-7.18.2_1 The command line tool for transferring files with URL
> synta
> linux-f8-expat-2.0.1_1 Linux/i386 binary port of Expat XML-parsing library
> (Linux
> linux-f8-gdk-pixbuf-0.22.0 Image loading library for GTK+ (Linux Fedora 8)
> linux-f8-libidn-0.6.14_1 Internationalized Domain Name support library
> (Linux Fedora
> linux-f8-libxml2-2.7.2 Library providing XML and HTML support (Linux Fedora
> 8)
> linux-f8-nspr-4.7.3 Netscape Portable Runtime (Linux Fedora 8)
> linux-f8-nss- Network Security Services (Linux Fedora 8)
> linux-f8-openssl-0.9.8b The OpenSSL toolkit (Linux Fedora 8)
> linux-f8-pango-1.18.4 The pango library (Linux Fedora 8)
> linux-f8-png-1.2.22_1 RPM of the PNG lib (Linux Fedora 8)
> linux-f8-sqlite3-3.4.2_1 The library that implements an embeddable SQL
> database engi
> linux-f8-tiff-3.8.2 The TIFF library, Linux/i386 binary (Linux Fedora 8)
> linux-f8-xorg-libs-7.3_3 Xorg libraries (Linux Fedora 8)
> linux-flashplugin-10.0r22 Adobe Flash Player NPAPI Plugin
> linux-fontconfig-2.2.3_9 Linux/i386 binary of Fontconfig
> linux-gtk2-2.6.10_2 GTK+ library, version 2.X, Linux binary
> linux-hicolor-icon-theme-0.5_2 A high-color icon theme shell from the
> FreeDesktop project
> linux-jpeg-6b.34_2  RPM of the JPEG lib
> linux-libsigc-2.0.17_1 Callback Framework for C++ (linux version)
> linux-mplayerplug-in-3.50_3 Embed MPlayer into browser
> linux-nvu-1.0_1     A complete Web Authoring System
> linux-openmotif-2.2.4_3 Motif toolkit Linux libraries
> linux-pango-1.10.2_2 Linux pango binary
> linux-realplayer- Linux RealPlayer 10 from RealNetworks
> linux-scim-gtk-fc8-1.4.7_1 Smart Common Input Method platform, gtk module,
> Linux binar
> linux-scim-libs-fc8-1.4.7_2 Smart Common Input Method platform, library
> part, Linux bin
> linux_base-f8-8_11  Base set of packages needed in Linux mode (for
> i386/amd64)
> linux_dri-7.0       Binary Linux DRI libraries for 3D hardware acceleration
> of

OK, you have a mix with FC4 and F8 ports. The best way for you is
to remove all linux ports, clean /compat/linux and reinstall needed
linux applications (i.e. linux-realplayer, acroread8, skype, etc.).

> and I am running 7.2-stable, looks like linux-f8* is just as good to me.

Yes, that may be a good choice for you.

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD Committer, The Power To Serve

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