Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 147920
koffice depends on koffice-devel but doesn't require in RPM
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:00 EST
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Description of problem:
Applications in the koffice suite require libraries that are only provided by koffice-devel. For example:
[joe@localhost ~]$ kword
kword: error while loading shared libraries: libkofficecore.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
[joe@localhost ~]$ yum provides libkofficecore.so.2
koffice-devel.i386 4:1.3.5-0.FC3.1 updates-releasedMatched from:
Installing koffice-devel allows the applications to run.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install koffice without koffice-devel
2. Try to run a koffice application, like kword
Actual Results: kword: error while loading shared libraries: libkofficecore.so.2: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
Expected Results: No error, application starts.
The symlinks such libkofficecore.so.2 will be created after you install or
update the koffice package. It's not needed to install koffce-devel package!
It's strange that such links are missing on your system. To resolve this
problem, please do "/sbin/ldconfig -v" as root, all the missing symlinks will be