Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 302601
Firefox and startkde refuse to start, unsupported version 0 of verdef
Last modified: 2013-08-09 01:48:15 EDT
Description of problem:
On a fresh install of Fedora 7, I installed just about everything (except
emacs), then updated things with pup. Now I find I can't run firefox, startkde
and who knows what else. Errors show up in .xsession-errors.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
The programs won't start, no matter what I try. I'm not keen on reinstalling
Fedora to fix this.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install Fedora 7, no extra repositories, select everything.
2.Update all rpms.
3.Try running Firefox, or startkde.
/usr/bin/mailsettings: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: unsupported version 0 of Verdef
/usr/bin/mailsettings: error while loading shared libraries:
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: unsupported version 0 of Verdef
The programs should just run.
I've attached my .xsession-errors file. My apologies for indicating this is
libstdc++so7, but libstdc++so6 doesn't appear to be on the list of components.
In any event, I'm just guessing.
Created attachment 203771 [details]
Error log file '.xsession-errors'.
Here's an additional bit o' data:
# cd /usr/bin/; ldd mailsettings
./mailsettings: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: unsupported version 0 of Verdef record
./mailsettings: error while loading shared libraries: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6:
unsupported version 0 of Verneed record
# ldd * |& sort -u | grep -c 'unsupported version 0 of Verdef record'
# ls | wc -l
That's ~ 14% of all the files in /usr/bin; 21% if you only count ELF binaries.
Oh, did I mention that /bin/rpm is one of the programs that can't be run?
How the hell am I going to recover from this without reinstalling??
Rescue CD, I guess.
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