[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#442292: Bug#442292:

Mike Hommey mh at glandium.org
Mon Sep 17 06:15:29 UTC 2007

On Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 01:40:16AM -0400, Justin M. Keyes <justinkz at gmail.com> wrote:
> I also have this problem. I don't have a libz.so.1 in /lib, but I have
> libz.so.1 in /usr/lib.

This is the one that's supposed to exist.

> I can't run gnome, and I just get a root window in X.
> This problem is preventing me from updating some packages, because
> things like 'update-mime-database' and 'scrollkeeper-config' depend on
> libxml2.so.2.
> $ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
> [snip]
> Removing sun-java6-jre ...
> update-mime-database: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libxml2.so.2:
> undefined symbol: gzopen64
> Could this be caused by installing the ruby gems package manager by hand?

Try something like strace -eopen -f update-mime-database 2>&1 | grep libz.so
and check where libz.so is taken from.
If it's not taken in /usr/lib or /lib, then you're likely to have a
broken LD_LIBRARY_PATH and/or a spurious libz.so somewhere else.


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