Understanding libpthread.so.2 undef reference error....

Norberto Meijome freebsd at meijome.net
Mon Nov 5 13:59:54 PST 2007

On Mon, 05 Nov 2007 11:43:32 +0100
Kris Kennaway <kris at FreeBSD.org> wrote:

> > I don't ever remember getting this error before. I am pretty sure i'm using only binaries built on this machine for 7.0... have I missed anything? what's the cause of this error?
> > 
> > FWIW, I have compat6x installed  
> You missed the "portupgrade -fa" step of the upgrade from 6.x to 7.x. 
> Those errors come from binaries linked to both 6.x and 7.x libraries.

Hi Kris,
thanks for the explanation. I don't think I did that, as this is a 100% clean install of 7,but maybe I bungled it somewhere.

is there a way to know what is cross linked? should I get rid of compat6x? 


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