Subject: Re: Oops.
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Tracy Di Marco White <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/03/2003 14:47:07 (Peter Seebach) wrote:
>Well, it's finally happened:  An install of -current bombed.
>I did
>	sh -D /usr/src/dest build > build.log 2>&1
>and then
>	sh -D /usr/src/dest install=/ > build.log 2>&1
>This latter failed, and now everything gets
>Shared object "" not found
># cd /lib
># echo libc.*
>Looks like didn't get copied into /lib before the link got
>updated.  Copying it in makes everything better.
>install.log says:
>Copying set base
>pax: Unable to access ./lib/ <No such file or directory>
>pax: Unable to access ./usr/lib/ <No such file or directory>
>Thanks especially for /rescue, which got me through this difficult period.  :)
>Seems to me that perhaps, during an install like this, symlinks should only
>be updated if the new target already exists?

I ran into this too.  The problem is that shlib_version was bumped,
but the set list wasn't changed so the library was built but it
wasn't installed.