On Fri, Feb 18, 2000 at 01:20:35PM -0800, Hugh LaMaster wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Feb 2000, Crist J. Clark wrote:
> > Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2000 22:06:42 -0500
> > From: Crist J. Clark <email@example.com>
> > Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > To: Ryuhei Tanabe <email@example.com>
> > Cc: freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> > Subject: Re: Why should I upgrade from 2.2.8 to 3.4
> > On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 10:05:20AM -0800, Ryuhei Tanabe wrote:
> > > Hello all
> > >
> > > I'm currently running freebsd 2.2.8-stable on my machine. Well of course,
> > > I ve been thinking of upgrading my server to 3.x-stable.
> > > But I'm sort of scared of that I might just screw my server when I upgrade it.
> > > Is there any specific things, I should be very careful when upgrading
> > > Freebsd from 2.2.8 to 3.x ?
> My upgrade went pretty smoothly, generally, but, I'm kind of stuck
> on one smallish point. The M3 libraries seem to be a.out format only,
> but, newly downloaded versions of some utilities are looking for
> ELF versions of the libraries and these are not being found.
> For example, if I try to run cvsup, it seems to be looking
> for an ELF version of "libm3formsvbt.so.6" and can't find it.
> Since I can't get cvsup to work, I can't get the ports directory
> in sync, and so I'm nervous about trying to rebuild the M3 libraries.
> At this point, I'm not sure what the simplest way out of this
> little circle is.
That is an odd error. Anyway, where is your old cvsup?
> > To start with,
> > 1) New boot blocks.
> > 2) Incompatible wtmp and utmp between versions.
> > 3) Rebuild shared-lib hints.
> Could you be specific on how to do this to resolve
> the above problem wrt the M3 libraries?
[121:~] file `which cvsup`
/usr/local/bin/cvsup: FreeBSD/i386 compact demand paged executable
[122:~] ldd `which cvsup`
ldd: /usr/local/bin/cvsup: not a dynamic executable
[123:~] ls -l `which cvsup`
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 2719744 Aug 30 08:55 /usr/local/bin/cvsup
My CVSup is a static one. I can give you a copy if you'd like.
Crist J. Clark firstname.lastname@example.org
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