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Bug 82435 - Python 2.2.2 errata breaks redhat-config-users
Python 2.2.2 errata breaks redhat-config-users
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: python2 (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Mihai Ibanescu
: 82516 82767 82807 83382 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 82516
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Reported: 2003-01-21 23:25 EST by Chip Turner
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-11 13:56:54 EST
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2002:202 normal SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated python packages fix predictable temporary file 2002-09-12 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Chip Turner 2003-01-21 23:25:09 EST
[root@threads root]# XAUTHORITY=/home/cturner/.Xauthority redhat-config-users
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/redhat-config-users/redhat-config-users.py", line 25, in ?
    import libuser
ImportError: /usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/libusermodule.so: undefined
symbol: PyUnicodeUCS4_AsUTF8String

looks like no other modules reference this symbol, just the shared lib for r-c-u.
Comment 1 Mihai Ibanescu 2003-01-22 10:58:34 EST
looks like libuser pygtk2 are all affected.
Rebuilding them to see if it helps.
Comment 2 Mihai Ibanescu 2003-01-22 11:27:26 EST
Confirmed that rebuilding libuser and pygtk2 solves the problem.
libxml2 is clean.

We'll probably have to find other packages that installed stuff under
/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/ and see if anything else is broken.
Comment 3 Chip Turner 2003-01-22 11:56:45 EST
nm will tell you if any other files have the symbol:

find /usr/lib/python2.2/ -name '*.so' | xargs nm | grep PyUnicodeUCS4_AsUTF8String

nothing else shows these on my 7.3 box; I think this may be the only one
Comment 4 Mihai Ibanescu 2003-01-22 12:53:31 EST
Right, but PyUnicodeUCS4_SetDefaultEncoding is another symbol that went away.
This showed up with pygtk2
Comment 5 Brent Fox 2003-01-23 12:34:16 EST
*** Bug 82516 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Brent Fox 2003-01-27 14:31:18 EST
*** Bug 82767 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 7 Mihai Ibanescu 2003-01-27 14:43:41 EST
*** Bug 82807 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 Mihai Ibanescu 2003-01-27 19:28:59 EST
Working on a fix.
Comment 9 Brent Fox 2003-02-06 00:53:06 EST
*** Bug 83382 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 10 Brett Gordon 2003-02-06 09:08:19 EST
Comment 11 Jay Turner 2003-02-11 13:56:54 EST
Fix confirmed with python2-2.2.2-11.7.3 which should be going out as errata shortly.

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