Subject: Re: skype is really stale
To: Adrian Portelli <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 08/22/2007 04:33:03
On Jan 11,  3:32am, Adrian Portelli wrote:
} clayton wrote:
} ...
} > {2} skype&
} > {3} ./skype: error while loading shared libraries:
} > cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
} ...
} At a wild guess try installing the wip/alsa-lib package.  If this fixes
} your issue a mail to reed@ asking for it to be imported and a DEPENDS
} added would seem like a logical move.

     The problem is that we don't have ALSA support in the kernel.  I
had previously looked at updating Skype, but got caught by this point,
so I was suprised that the update was made.

}-- End of excerpt from Adrian Portelli