DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2004-07
ports fail due to missing library symlinks
some ports, including XFree86 and emacs, fail with:
Error: shared library "X11.6" does not exist
or similar. I checked and there are indeed missing symlinks in /usr/X11R6/lib.
I Googled and found a suggestion that one run /etc/rc.d/ldconfig start. This
makes sense since I always thought ldconfig was responsible for creating the
symlinks, but this does not seem to be the case (as far as I can tell it only
updates the hints cache).
When removing an already installed XFree86-libraries pkg_delete complains
about the would-be symlinks being missing, which I take to mean that the
symlinks would normally be created by the ports installation mechanism - but
I don't know when/where or why it would fail.
This is on a freshly installed 1.0A.
/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB
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