This is a discussion on Re: UPEK/TouchChip Biometric Device problem - FreeBSD ; > First, you cross-posted to way too many lists, ports@ would probably > have been the most appropriate as this has nothing to do with FreeBSD > itself. Believed it to be related to recent system changes. > >> >> ...
> First, you cross-posted to way too many lists, ports@ would probably
> have been the most appropriate as this has nothing to do with FreeBSD
Believed it to be related to recent system changes.
>> All threads purged from ugen1.1
>> All threads purged from ugen1.2
>> All threads purged from ugen1.3
> Harmless, as far as I know.
>> What is this about "threads purged"? Also, the port want libintl.so.6
>> while 6.2-STABLE has libintl.so.8. I have tried 1) linking .8 to .6
>> and also copied .6 from another system (also, 6.2-STABLE) to the
>> current one. Didnt work both way. Same behavior, exactly.
> This is because of a gettext library bump, I just found out about it
> (although it happened in march), and I have know good solution to it.
> Installing an old version of gettext should of course work, but that's
So, this has nothing to do with the fact that the device can not be
>> On 7.0-CURRENT things are worse. libpthread is not found, and the same
>> command core dumps. Anyway, 6.2-STABLE is more important to me right
>> now, since I need this device to work on FreeBSD for an ongoing
>> project, but if a solution to 7.0 happens first my work can move to
>> that version.
> This is life with binary only, closed source applications. Things might
> have been slightly better if this was statically linked but
> unfortunately that's not the case.
> misc/compat6x should hopefully cover the threading though.
Tried with, compat6x, no difference. Also tried with libpthread as
denoted on current's /usr/src/UPDATING, also, same behavior.
> When I get some spare time, I'll try to ping my contact at UPEK,
> but last time I heard from them they were developing a new version
> but nothing have been released yet, so things aren't looking good.
> If nothing works out, I'm afraid this port have seen its last days.
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