[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#815378: libxmlbird has incorrect soname or incorrect package name

Arthur Marsh arthur.marsh at internode.on.net
Mon Oct 10 10:46:30 UTC 2016

Package: libxmlbird1
Version: 1.2.4-1
Followup-For: Bug #815378

Dear Maintainer,

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Upgrading libxmlbird1 from 1.2.0-1 to 1.2.4-1

$ birdfont -h
birdfont: error while loading shared libraries: libxmlbird.so.1.3: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

the locate command's cache from before the upgrade had:


but after the upgrade the 1.3 name disappeared:

ls -al /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libxmlbird*
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 93432 Oct 10 04:13 /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libxmlbird.so.1

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-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (500, 'oldstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 4.8.0-rc8+ (SMP w/1 CPU core; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages libxmlbird1 depends on:
ii  libc6         2.24-3
ii  libglib2.0-0  2.50.0-2

libxmlbird1 recommends no packages.

libxmlbird1 suggests no packages.

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