[arch-general] new pacman error: vercmp: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.0.9.8

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Apr 1 11:15:41 CEST 2010

On 01/04/10 19:11, David C. Rankin wrote:
> On 04/01/2010 02:26 AM, Allan McRae wrote:
>> On 01/04/10 17:19, David C. Rankin wrote:
>>> Guys,
>>>      After the pacman update tonight, I am getting errors every once in
>>> a while
>>> during updates that say:
>>> vercmp: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.0.9.8: cannot
>>> open
>>> shared object file: No such file or directory
>>> /tmp/alpm_DBOUwW/.INSTALL: line 8: [: -lt: unary operator expected
>>> It doesn't seem to be hurting anything, but didn't know if I needed to do
>>> anything else about it. What say the gurus?
>> I guess you are using testing and did not reading the warning not to
>> update on arch-dev-public.
> You're good Allan,
> 	Where is the testing stuff posted so I can read it before I update?

On the arch-dev-public mailing list.

> Right now,
> X is dead due to libcrypto.so.0.9.8. By chance does the post also contain a
> work-around for those, like me, that updated before having read said warning :-)

Remove the [testing] entry in pacman.conf and pacman -Syuu  (yes, two uu's)


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