Thanks for the quick replies, but isnt there a way of just rebuilding world or by using portupgrade to align the files ?
Dimitri Yioulos <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: On Tuesday 04 March 2008 4:53 pm, Kris Kennaway wrote: > Dimitri Yioulos wrote: > > On Tuesday 04 March 2008 4:20 pm, Kris Kennaway wrote: > >> Dimitri Yioulos wrote: > >>> On Tuesday 04 March 2008 3:32 pm, Robert Davison wrote: > >>>> I've tried to update 6.3 to 7 using the sh freebsd-update.sh -f > >>>> freebsd-update.conf -r 7.0-RELEASE upgrade process. I thought all had > >>>> gone well untill I started getting lib-XXX.so4 missing file here and > >>>> libphp.so missing there. I'm guessing that the update process has > >>>> deleatd some shared libararies which are still required. > >>>> > >>>> I have the files in question, but instead of XXX.so.4, the file is > >>>> called XXX.so.5 > >>>> > >>>> I followed the instructions to the 'T' but nothing seems to work i.e > >>>> MailScanner, apache etc. > >>>> > >>>> I've tried portupgrade -af to see if I can link the ports to the new > >>>> lib files, but alas nothing. > >>>> > >>>> Anyone got any ideas?? > >>> > >>> Perhaps someone has a better suggestion for you, but I had a similar > >>> issue with regard to installing VMware Tools. In my case, I symlinked > >>> libc.so.5 linked to libc.so.6, and the VMware Tools installation > >>> proceeded. > >> > >> Ah yes, I forgot about bogus advice option 2 :-) > >> > >> Kris > >> _______________________________________________ > > > > As I said, someone might have a better suggestion, as I'm a relative > > noob. My point was to try symlinking your needed library file to that > > which you find on your system. I'd think it'd be worth a try. But, hey, > > if it's bogus advice (option 2 :-) ), then best of luck. > > The reason it's bogus is because we change library versions for good > reason: they are incompatible. > > Sometimes they are incompatible in obvious ways, sometimes in subtle > ways. If you need libc.so.5 to run a FreeBSD 5.x binary, install the > compat5x port. That is not the solution for the OP though, because at > this point he has binaries with an inconsistent set of libraries that > needs to be fixed by moving them all to 7.0. > > Kris > _______________________________________________ Accepted. Thanks for the edification. -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" --------------------------------- Sent from Yahoo! Mail. A Smarter Inbox. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"