Bug#562636: libshibsp4: shibd wont start

Russ Allbery rra at debian.org
Sat Dec 26 20:11:57 UTC 2009

Jason Cormie <j.cormie at abertay.ac.uk> writes:

> Package: libshibsp4
> Version: 2.3+dfsg-1
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable

> uadsmc11:~# /etc/init.d/shibd restart
> shibd error: unable to run config check as user 
> Restarting Shibboleth 2 daemon: /usr/sbin/shibd: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libshibsp.so.4: undefined symbol: _ZNK10xmltooling27AbstractDOMCachingXMLObject6setDOMEPN11xercesc_3_010DOMElementEb
> shibd.

> any ideas?

Ongoing Xerces-C transition.  Xerces-C 3.1 was uploaded to unstable, which
changes the namespace for all Xerces-C objects, so the Shibboleth stack
has to be rebuilt.  Unfortunately, there isn't a good way to make that
transition cleanly, since the API of the underlying Shibboleth libraries
changes based on what version of Xerces-C they're built against.

Two of the dependent libraries have been rebuilt and there are two more to
go.  In the meantime, you'll want to use the versions from testing.

Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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