Old Libraries After 6.4 Upgrade

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Mon Sep 29 01:02:18 UTC 2008

On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 05:57:28PM -0700, Jason C. Wells wrote:
> I noticed that a bunch of libraries "lib*_p.a" and "lib*.a" were not  
> updated with my latest installworld. I do not disabled compilation of  
> profiled libaries.

I believe to get profiled libraries, you have to explicitly enable
building of such.

> Can these be safely deleted?

Probably.  Those are library archives (.a) and not shared libraries
(.so), so removing them will not impact any software during run-time.

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