On Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 06:07:32PM +0000, Chris wrote: > Interesting so I learnt 2 things here csup exists so no need to > install cvsup and I should run 'make delete-old-libs' . Basically I > have done the following.
Well, you don't _have_ to (nobody is forcing you to do it). But if you don't, old stuff piles up in your system. > 1 - upgraded world and kernel, mergemaster etc. > 2 - reinstalled all ports portupgrade -af > 3 - installed compat6x > > I have not ran 'make delete-old-libs' It doesn't run automatically, AFAIK. But maybe installing the compat6x package had some effect? (I never bother to use compat packages). > I thought the old libs were removed because after I booted up into the > 7.0 world alot of ports didnt work as libs they linked to were missing > so had to be recompiled anyway to even run. My experience is that port upgrade tools cannot do everything. A major upgrade is a good time to scrub your ports as well, again to get rid of old stuff. > Do I run 'make delete-old-libs' in /usr/src ? Yes. Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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