Bug 250917 - ntp rpm requires explicit readline version?
ntp rpm requires explicit readline version?
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ntp (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Miroslav Lichvar
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Reported: 2007-08-05 03:57 EDT by Peter Bieringer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 4.2.4p2-3.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-08-29 13:30:15 EDT
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Description Peter Bieringer 2007-08-05 03:57:51 EDT
Description of problem:
During an inline upgrade from FC6 to F7 after upgrading ntp and missing upgrade
of readline I found that "ntpq -c pee" is not working.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
ntp-4.2.4p2-1.fc7

How reproducible:
During inline upgrade.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install FC6
2. upgrade ntp
3. execute "ntpq -c pee"
  
Actual results:
Not working, claims about a missing symbol in libreadline

Expected results:
Working
Comment 1 Miroslav Lichvar 2007-08-06 09:03:40 EDT
It's a termcap symbol. LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libncurses.so.5 ntpq should work.

FC6 libreadline isn't linked with a termcap library, so every FC6 readline
binary is linked with libncurses or libtermcap. libtermcap is deprecated since
F-7 and readline is linked with libtinfo.

It's possible to add to ntp requires for first readline package that is linked
with libtinfo. There are many other packages with similar problem though.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2007-08-13 13:04:05 EDT
ntp-4.2.4p2-2.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2007-08-24 01:31:40 EDT
ntp-4.2.4p2-3.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2007-08-29 13:30:11 EDT
ntp-4.2.4p2-3.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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