Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 143069
Python Errors with libxml2
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:50:47 EST
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Description of problem:
Calling yum for updates or whatever just brings the following error:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/yum", line 22, in ?
File "/usr/share/yum/yummain.py", line 31, in ?
File "/usr/share/yum/yumcomps.py", line 4, in ?
File "/usr/share/yum/comps.py", line 5, in ?
File "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/libxml2.py", line 1, in ?
undefined symbol: xmlNewDocPI
This error is with libxml2-2.6.16-3 and also with libxml2-2.6.16-2.
Yum is working fine with libxml2-2.6.8.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.rpm -e libxml2 and all -devel and -python
2.rpm -Uvh libxml-2.6.8 -> works
3.rpm -e libxml-2.6.8 and all -devel -and python
4. works again.
Actual Results: yum works again, but on an old version of libxml
Expected Results: libxml should be on an actual version, yum should
I'm seeing this exact error on my system as well.
root@myserver [~]# uname -srmv
Linux 2.6.10-1.9_FC2 #1 Thu Jan 13 17:52:29 EST 2005 x86_64
I get the same error with Fedora Core 3 kernel 2.6.10.
Fedora Core 2 is now maintained by the Fedora Legacy project for
security updates only. If this problem is a security issue, please
reopen and reassign to the Fedora Legacy product. If it is not a
security issue and hasn't been resolved in the current FC3 updates or
in the FC4 test release, reopen and change the version to match.