Manolis Kiagias writes:
 > Upgrading between major versions requires all installed ports to be
 > rebuilt, so they get linked to the new versions of the libraries.
 > I suppose you missed this step, older apps may still work but there is a
 > problem installing new ones.
 > (AFAIR,  if you upgraded via source, you will also need to run make
 > delete-old-libs in /usr/src after successfully recompiling ports)

This was kind of an experience, as make delete-old-libs almost bricked
my laptop. Apparently portupgrade failed to upgrade quite a few apps,
for whatever reasons. I deleted all cached packages to make sure
portupgrade -P would fetch the newest. I also had to coerce
/usr/bin/objformat to return "elf" as the installed objformat
prevented building many ports that could not be installed as
packages. Anyway, everything seems to work ok now.

thanks a lot

Markus Hoenicka
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