On Saturday 24 January 2009 04:06:39 Jack L. Stone wrote:
> At 04:33 PM 1.23.2009 +0100, cpghost wrote:
> >On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 05:56:45PM +0300, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 5:19 PM, Jack L. Stone
>
> <ja...@sage-american.com>wrote:
> >> > During an upgrade from fbsd-6.3 --> fbsd-7.0, something strange
> >> > happened. Some of the programs will not run after rehash or even when
> >> > given the precise path to the program. System doesn't "see" several
> >> > but not all programs. I've upgraded several servers (using source
> >> > files -- cvsup) 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.
> >
> >You can check this by running 'ldd' on the specific program. Let's
> >assume that you have zip installed:
> >
> >$ ldd /usr/local/bin/zip
> >/usr/local/bin/zip:
> >        libbz2.so.3 => /usr/lib/libbz2.so.3 (0x80065c000)
> >        libc.so.7 => /lib/libc.so.7 (0x80076c000)
>
> Thanks for that tip. Here's output of one of the programs that doesn't run:
> ldd /usr/local/bin/fastest_cvsup
> ldd: /usr/local/bin/fastest_cvsup: not a dynamic executable
>
> BUT, it is executable and using the exact path to the program still gives
> this error:
> /usr/local/bin/fastest_cvsup: not found

file /usr/bin/perl will give you the answer.

-- 
Mel

Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
    and never get to the software part.
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