Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 856146
/usr/bin/padsp is native arch only
Last modified: 2014-08-19 08:54:51 EDT
Description of problem:
Because LD_PRELOAD is set to a library that is either in /usr/lib or in /usr/lib64, pulseaudio-utils cannot be installed for both .i686 and .x86_64
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to install pulseaudio-utils for both i686 and x86_64
pulseaudio-1.1 used libpulsedsp.so, without a path, for the LD_PRELOAD library. This worked for both i686 and x86_64.
The problem still exists with pulseaudio-utils-2.1-6:
Transaction Check Error:
file /usr/bin/padsp from install of pulseaudio-utils-2.1-6.fc18.i686 conflicts with file from package pulseaudio-utils-2.1-6.fc18.x86_64
There is bug #912515 which describes the same problem.
pulseaudio-utils-2.1-7 does not solve the problem (see bug #912515).
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I actually checked the package at Fedora 19. It seems that it is not solved on Fedora 19.
- On Fedora 19 there exists only a x86_64 package of pulseaudio-utils, no i686 package (in the x86_64 repository):
This solves the package conflict, but does not provide padsp for 32 bit programs.
- On Fedora 19 there exists packages
which can be installed together. They provide libraries
but only the 64 bit version is used by padsp.
I think a solution could be to add an option to padsp to choose the 32 bit instead of the 64 bit library, or to create a new script padsp32 which uses the 32 bit library, or something similar.
*** Bug 891425 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
fun history lessons in bug #376721 and followup bug #891425
still pondering how best to solve this.
* Wed Jul 16 2014 Rex Dieter <firstname.lastname@example.org> 5.0-7
- Provide padsp-32, /usr/bin/padsp is native arch only (#856146)
Meh, actually the source the problems here seems to the move from
in upstream commit
I'm considering simply reverting that too as a simpler fix (and let ld figure it out)
Or not, that way has it's own set of problems :-/ , let's stick with providing a padsp-32 for awhile, and see how that goes.
Is there a fix for this problem? This is a bit annoying.
For what it worth I fixed the problem on my system with:
--- padsp_orig 2014-08-19 01:59:58.759071577 +0200
+++ padsp 2014-08-19 02:13:45.651089154 +0200
@@ -75,10 +75,16 @@
shift $(( $OPTIND - 1 ))
+if [ x`file $1 | grep 32-bit` = x ] ; then
if [ x"$LD_PRELOAD" = x ] ; then
- LD_PRELOAD="$LD_PRELOAD /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/pulseaudio/libpulsedsp.so"
+ LD_PRELOAD="$LD_PRELOAD /usr/lib/$arch/pulseaudio/libpulsedsp.so"
Use padsp-32 , see comment #7
Included in pulseaudio-5.0-7.fc20
Ok. I was not sure if it was fixed that way. Thanks!