Upgrading to 7.x : make check-old
dan at langille.org
Sun Oct 5 21:06:33 UTC 2008
Wolfgang Zenker wrote:
> * Dan Langille <dan at langille.org> [081004 00:18]:
>> I have upgraded a server from 6.3 to 7.0. That went rather smoothly. I
>> have a question about removing old libraries via make delete-old.
>> Given the list of old libraries shown at the end of this URL:
>> Is that list more or less expected? From what I can tell, it's pretty
>> safe to now do a make delete-old-libs. Do you concur?
> that depends on you having updated all ports/packages as well as the
> base system.
I did that. I made sure of that.
> I think I used a tool that checks which shared libraries are
> used by which program but can't remember how it was called; but anyway you
> can simply use ldd on your binaries in /usr/local/* to check if any of
> them still use one of the old libs.
Is this correct: Worst case: some ports stop running?
If so, I can live with that. :o
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