hasso at estpak.ee
Sun Mar 22 06:34:09 PDT 2009
Petr Janda wrote:
> /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.2: Shared object "libidn.so.11.5.39" not found,
> required by "konqueror"
That's how pkgsrc works at the moment. I agree that it should handle the
situation much better, but ...
> What happens is that all the packages were compiled against this
> version of libidn and when it gets updated everything shits itself. I
> think packages should compile against a symbolic link(libidn.so) to
> libidn that doesnt have the version in it.
And if the library contains API/ABI incompatible change?
> Can we do something about this?
Not really unless you don't want to put significant resources making
pkgsrc much better regarding update procedure.
> P.S: are we going to put pkgsrc in git (which links to the netbsd CVS)?
> I think it would be much easier to roll our own patches and stuff this
If we can't put significant resources into it, no.
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