emerge xchat fails
I faced the same problem, thank you.
On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Gregory Shearman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In linux.gentoo.user, you wrote:
>> I have xchat installed. *An update is failing to install with error:
>> libtool: link: cannot find the library `/usr/lib/libpng12.la' or unhandled
>> argument `/usr/lib/libpng12.la'
>> libpng is installed:
>> /usr/lib$eix libpng
>> [i] media-libs/libpng
>> * * *Available versions:
>> * * * * (1.2) * 1.2.44
>> * * * * (0) * * 1.4.3
>> * * *Installed versions: *1.2.44(1.2)(06:16:49 PM 07/01/2010) 1.4.3(06:15:21
>> PM 07/01/2010)
>> Checking the lib directory, I find:
>> /usr/lib/$ls libpng*
>> libpng12.so.0 *libpng14.a *libpng14.la *libpng14.so *libpng14.so.14
>> libpng14.so.14.3.0 *libpng.a *libpng.la *libpng.so
>> Any suggestions on how I go about fixing this?
> Have you run:
> # lafilefixer --justfixit
> It looks like the libpng update has removed /usr/lib/libpng12.la and
> /usr/lib/libpng.la is probably referencing this file. lafilefixer should
> fix this.
> You're running with both libpng 1.2 and libpng 1.4 installed. May I
> suggest you read:
> Do you keep a log of emerge messages so that you can fix these issues
> as they arise?
> The file /usr/share/portage/config/make.conf.example gives examples of
> how to store all messages generated during an emerge update. These
> messages can save you a lot of grief later on.