[Aptitude-devel] Bug#863705: aptitude: symbol lookup error: aptitude: undefined symbol:

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Tue May 30 21:51:27 BST 2017

Hi Sven,

Sven Joachim wrote:
> Control: reassign -1 libxapian30 1.4.1-1~bpo8+1

I wouldn't be so quick with reassigning.

> > aptitude: symbol lookup error: aptitude: undefined symbol: _ZNK6Xapian8Database14postlist_beginERKNSt7__cxx1112basic_stringIcSt11char_traitsIcESaIcEEE
> This happens because libxapian30 from jessie-backports is not compatible
> with libstdc++6 from unstable

Hrm, this sounds to me as if aptitude's dependency on libxapian30
should be more tight.

Or maybe even better: libstdc++6 should break with this version of
libxapian30 from backports.

> (and should not have been uploaded to jessie-backports in the first
> place, or under a different package name).

Ok, yes, but that doesn't really help to solve this issue. :-/

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