On Tue, 2 Oct 2007 19:23:29 +0200 Daniel Tourde <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I am used to install FreeBSD applications by using the port > collection. I also update regularly (twice a month or something) the > apps, using 'portupgrade -a -N' on a refreshed port collection. > > Here are my questions: > - How can I check that the apps that have been build with certain > libraries still work when some of the libs have been updated? > - Is it possible then to rebuild the selected set of apps that have > been 'corrupted' by the library upgrade (classicaly from liba.1 to > liba.2)? If yes, how? > Generally this doesn't cause a problem as when portupgrade upgrades a library through a major revision, it puts a copy of the old library into a compatibility directory. Applications that depend on updated libraries get version-bumped when the library major version gets changed, so just keeping your ports up-to-date is all you normally need to make sure everything is using the latest libraries. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"