Bug 35899 - rpm 4.0.2-6x breaks kpackage
Summary: rpm 4.0.2-6x breaks kpackage
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rpm   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Johnson
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2001-04-13 18:52 UTC by John McHarry
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:32 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2001-04-17 16:14:13 UTC
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Description John McHarry 2001-04-13 18:52:48 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98)

After upgrading to rpm 4.0.2-6x kpackage no longer works.  Clicking on it 
appears to do nothing.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. upgrade to rpm 4.0.2-6x
2. start kde
3. click on kpackage or click on an rpm file in the viewer


Actual Results:  nothing

Expected Results:  should have opened kpackage either showing what is 
installed, or showing the rpm selected

This seems consistent across a few machines.  Also, gnorpm no longer seems 
to work.

Comment 1 Gene Willacker 2001-04-17 16:14:10 UTC
When logging out of X, my console has the following text on it, after the 
normal X startup messages:

"kpackage: error in loading shared libraries: /usr/lib/librpmbuild.so.0: 
undefined symbol: rpmGlobalMacroContext"

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2001-07-29 16:14:39 UTC
Rebuilding kpackage will fix your problem. The more general
fix, getting a solid ABI into rpmlib so that an upgrade of rpm
doesn't break existing executables is underway, but is gonna
take a while to deploy to Red Hat 6x platforms.

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