Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 227131
Gnucash fails to load libraries and fails to start
Last modified: 2014-03-16 23:05:19 EDT
Description of problem:
Starting gnucash results in a row of dlopen() failures and finally in the
failure to start.
A strace output is attached, grep for "gnome-search.la" to get to the
The strange thing about this is that gnucash says that it can not open the .la
files, but strace shows no trace of it actually trying to do so.
And all the .la files are just where they ought to be, and readable by the user
trying to run gnucash. no selinux.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to start gnucash
Fails to start, stating missing .la files
Created attachment 147245 [details]
gnucash startup strace
The very first error message I get is:
** (process:13315): WARNING **: Failed to dlopen()
'/usr/lib/gnucash/libgw-business-core.la': file not found
But a "rpm -qf" shows the file exists and belongs to gnucash-2.0.4-1.fc6.
Why the fc6?
gnucash has not been rebuilt for Fedora 7 so far, so the file is taken from the
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 225116 ***