Synaptic and apt problems...

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at
Fri May 26 07:42:57 UTC 2006

On Thu, 25 May 2006, Kim Lux wrote:

> I was updating my fc4 installation with synaptic when I lost my Internet
> connection.  Now I get the error below when I run synaptic.  I rebuilt
> synaptic from the latest source rpm with no change in the symptoms.
> I also get a hung process when I run 'apt-get --reinstall install glibc'

If any rpmlib application crashes or is killed with -9 you need to do
'rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__*', otherwise rpm operations will hang.

> How do I fix this problem ?
> Thanks.
> # synaptic
> synaptic: Symbol `_ZTV16pkgAcquireStatus' has different size in shared
> object, c
> onsider re-linking

The Synaptic package in FC4 Extras is out of date, the new build is 
sitting in buildsys needsign queue at the moment.

 	- Panu -

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