Re: preserving older versions of libraries?
From: Kris Kennaway (kkenn_at_xor.obsecurity.org)
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 07:21:35 -0000
On 2004-04-21, Ben Crowell <email@example.comXXXXXandmatter.com> wrote:
> Am I being stupid? Is there a better way to do this? A lot of people seem
> to recommend using portupgrade to deal with shared library hassles, but my
> experience with portupgrade has been negative; I never know exactly what
> it's going to decide to do, or which options to give it, and the result
> sometimes seems to be the same kind of breakage.
As with any tool, if you don't learn how to use it properly you'll end
up causing yourself problems. portupgrade isn't that hard, really, or
dangerous when properly used. See e.g. the -n option to solve your
concern about unpredictability.