Bug#896019: libglib2.0-0: undefined symbol g_date_copy breaking many programs

Josef Kufner josef at kufner.cz
Mon Jul 15 11:55:12 BST 2019

I hit this issue after yesterday upgrade from testing to the new stable 
too. There was an old file libglib-2.0.so.0.4200.1 from April 2014. Once 
I've removed it, mpd worked again.

I think that a simple consistency check about obsolete libraries might 
be helpful.

So far I've used this to detect old libraries not managed by dpkg:

find /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu -type f \
| grep -v -x -F -f \
     <(find '/var/lib/dpkg/info' -name '*.list' -print0 \
        | xargs -0 grep -h '^/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu' \
        | sort -u)

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