Bug#839224: python-systemd: "undefined symbol" error on armhf

Patrick Scharrenberg pittipatti at web.de
Fri Sep 30 11:39:36 BST 2016

Package: python-systemd
Version: 232-1~bpo8+1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

when trying to import JournalHandler on arm architecture I get the following error:

  root at raspbian:~# python -c "from systemd.journal import JournalHandler"
  Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/systemd/journal.py", line 34, in <module>
      from ._reader import (_Reader, NOP, APPEND, INVALIDATE,
  ImportError: /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/systemd/_reader.arm-linux-gnueabihf.so: undefined symbol: sd_journal_open_files_fd

-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Raspbian
Description:	Raspbian GNU/Linux 8.0 (jessie)
Release:	8.0
Codename:	jessie
Architecture: armv7l

Kernel: Linux 4.4.21-v7+ (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=C.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=C.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_US.UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages python-systemd depends on:
ii  libc6        2.19-18+deb8u6
ii  libsystemd0  215-17+deb8u5
ii  python       2.7.9-1
pn  python:any   <none>

python-systemd recommends no packages.

python-systemd suggests no packages.

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