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Re: libpng problems--aka no icons

On Thu, Jan 03, 2002 at 01:50:03AM +0100, Laurent Rathle wrote:
> Le Lundi 31 Décembre 2001 19:58, Oliver Johns a écrit :
> > Just did a full upgrade to latest unstable packages.  Then used
> > Bjoern Krombholz's fix:
> >
> > dpkg --force-depends -r libpng2
> > ln -s /usr/lib/libpng.so. /usr/lib/libpng.so.2
> It seems that you can't make any upgrade after that. upgrade is blocked by 
> the sofware needing libpng2. 

Yes, i hoped the bug was getting fixed until the next update. ;)

> So I didn't remove libpng2 but I simply renamed 
> the symlink libpng.so.2 in libpng.so.2.old and I made the symlink you 
> mentionned (ln -s /usr/lib/libpng.so. /usr/lib/libpng.so.2). It works.

Really? Run ldconfig, this should change the so.2 symlink back to the real library when libpng.so.2.x.x.x is found.


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