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Old 11-23-2013, 03:26 PM   #1
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Slackware 14 Patches -- [File] not a symbolic link

So, brand new full install Slackware 14.1 64-bit, get the patches, upgradepkg *.t?z. Lots of messages about file "not a symbolic link" (the files in lib64, Firefox, SeaMonkey, etc.).


Turns out it's KDevelop, installed in /usr/local.

Turns out you can't "make uninstall" because 14.1 is newer libraries and such that 14.0.

So, I'm just going to blow away the content of /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/lib64 (and /usr/local/packages/src/KDevelop) and see if that takes care of it.

Now that I know this, I'll uninstall all the KDevelop stuff on my other servers before I upgrade those to 14.1 -- the laptop is the test bed, it's screwed up and I'm hoping I can unscrew it without having to start from scratch.


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