On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 06:47:02PM +1000, Norberto Meijome wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Aug 2007 18:04:07 +1000
> jonathan michaels <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 
> [....]
> 
> > > 
> > > > but i checked for "gettext" in teh index-6 and in my version,
> > > > either jul 2006 or jan 2007 ( freebsd toolkit or jan 2007 ), is
> > > > a fw revisions earlier than the right one.
> > > 
> > > fair enough, i keep mine up to date. you can use 
> > > 
> > > locate libintl.so 
> > > 
> > > instead , and see if you have any version of libintl installed.
> > > 
> > > If you do have a version of libintl in your system, (highly likely if you 
> > > have gettext installed), then you can try mapping the calls to 
> > > libintl.so.8 to libintl.so (which should be a soft link to your version 
> > > of libintl, ie,so.SOMETHING ). You do this by updating /etc/libmap.conf 
> > 
> > i found "usr/local/lib/libintl.so" and "/usr/local/lib/libintl.so.6"
> 
> yes, a few -RELEASE boxen i manage have that too

suggestion .. please, how (best) to keep a freebsd host 'up-to-date',
for me, for various reasons going down the -stable road is too
much work. currently i use -release untill i need to upgrade
for some (usually) serious reason.

the situation that i am in now is the natural conclusion of
that road ..  
 
> > 
> > how about 
> > 
> > "libintl.so.8       libintl.so.6"   ??? 
> 
> sure - but if / when u upgrade libintl.so.6 to, say, .7. or .8, it will 
> break. .so (no version @ end) will still be there.
> 
> >  
> > > should do the trick.
> > > 
> > > TFM is @ man libmap.conf :)
> > 
> > would this live in 
> > 
> > /etc/libmap.conf ?? or in
> > /usr/local/etc/libmap.conf ?? or somewhereelse ??
> > 
> 
> good point, never tried with /usr/local/etc - it is /etc/libmap.conf , from 
> the man page:
> FILES
>      /etc/libmap.conf    The libmap configuration file.
>      /etc/libmap32.conf  The libmap configuration file for 32-bit binaries on
>                          64-bit system.

ok, i will try that latter on today .. thanks norberto, hope
you had a good weekend ?

much appreciations/kind regards

jonathan

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