pkgsrc2012Q1-firefox build fails

Justin Sherrill justin at
Fri May 4 12:29:17 PDT 2012

On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 2:01 PM, Edward <martinezedward228 at> wrote:
> On 05/03/2012 10:46 PM, Justin Sherrill wrote:
>> I recommend pkg_rolling-replace in general when building from source.
>> Off the top of my head, this should mark firefox for rebuilding and
>> then rebuild it and all its dependencies.
>> pkg_admin set rebuild=YES firefox
>> pkg_rolling-replace -rsv
>> You can then tackle other packages for upgrades as you like or run
>> 'pkg_rolling-replace -uv' to rebuild everything.  I'm writing from
>> memory, so check the man pages for these tools and get an idea for
>> what they do before you copy and paste anything I typed.
>   Hi ,
>   I read the pkgsrc howto and used pkg_rolling-replace.
>   However now the firefox-11.0 pkgsrc  stops with the following error:
>      /usr/libexec/ Shared object "" not found,
> required by
>      ""

Maybe try rebuilding devel/glib2 and devel/pcre the same way?

pkg_admin set rebuild=YES glib2
pkg_rolling-replace -rsv

pkg_admin set rebuild=YES pcre
pkg_rolling-replace -rsv

Again, a guess on my part.  I would have thought they'd get rebuilt in
the right order, together.

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