Warning todays F-16 updates-testing breaks gnome3, both glibc and glib2 are bad!

Hans de Goede hdegoede at redhat.com
Fri Sep 9 16:36:47 UTC 2011


On 09/09/2011 06:31 PM, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Hi,
> This took me some time to figure out, so I hope this mail
> will save others some grieve.
> After installing the glib2 update from todays updates-testing:
> glib2-2.29.90-1.fc16.x86_64
> The following happens:
> [hans at shalem gspca]$ ldd -r /usr/libexec/e-addressbook-factory
>           linux-vdso.so.1 (0x00007ffffd3c7000)
> <snip>
>           libfreebl3.so =>  /lib64/libfreebl3.so (0x0000003c41000000)
> /usr/bin/ldd: line 118:  5142 Segmentation fault      (core dumped) LD_TRACE_LOADED_OBJECTS=1 LD_WARN=yes LD_BIND_NOW=yes LD_LIBRARY_VERSION=$verify_out LD_VERBOSE= "$@"
> Nasty!
> Downgrading glibc yields:
> [hans at shalem watchdog]$ ldd -r /usr/libexec/e-addressbook-factory
>           linux-vdso.so.1 =>   (0x00007fff2f9ff000)
> <snip>
>           libfreebl3.so =>  /lib64/libfreebl3.so (0x0000003c41000000)
> undefined symbol: g_unix_signal_add_watch_full  (/usr/libexec/e-addressbook-factory)
> Downgrading also glib2 returns the system to working order,
> maybe only downgrading glib2 is enough, but the seg fault in
> ldd -r does not look good, so I've downgraded glibc too.

Replying to myself:

As an alternative to downgrading glib2, one can also get a
new evolution-data-server from koji:



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