On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 05:03:06PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> >>> withoug any such problem. It's just this one machine.
> >
> > Some programs will not run because of a library version bump. Those
> > programs will need to be recompiled, i.e. rebuild all ports.
> it's as simple as installing compat6x from ports/misc
> !

Yes, you're quite right. But unfortunately, it's not a panacea.

Remember the recent bumps to libintl which affected an insane number
(i.e. nearly all) of ports? Update just this port after upgrading, and
nearly all your existing ports are unusable and need to be recompiled
against libintl.so.8. Since misc/compat6x doesn't contain libintl.so.[765]
(it's not a system library), you'd still be out of luck.


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