[arch-general] ImportError: libssl.so.0.9.8: -- do I just rebuild the AUR packages?

dave reisner d at falconindy.com
Thu Apr 15 12:26:40 EDT 2010

On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 12:02 PM, David C. Rankin <
drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:

> Guys,
> After the latest openssl updates, the AUR packages for createrepo and
> repoview
> are failing. I know it must be the result of the openssl changes. My
> question
> is, "in situations like this do I just try rebuilding the AUR packages, or
> does
> the maintainer have to make updates to accommodate the changes?"
> The errors received are:
>    Checking for presence of sqlite metadata in
> /home/backup/rpms/factory_11.0
>        sqlite metadata tables found --> updating
> Update of metadata (sqlite) --> Failed
>    Signing the repository after update...  OK
>    Updating/Creating repoview index and HTML pages...
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/share/createrepo/genpkgmetadata.py", line 26, in <module>
>    import rpm
>  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/rpm/__init__.py", line 7, in
> <module>
>    from _rpm import *
> ImportError: libssl.so.0.9.8: cannot open shared object file: No such file
> or
> directory
> gpg: no default secret key: bad passphrase
> gpg: signing failed: bad passphrase
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/bin/repoview", line 46, in <module>
>    from rpmUtils.miscutils import compareEVR
>  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/rpmUtils/miscutils.py", line 18, in
> <module>
> of which:
> "ImportError: libssl.so.0.9.8: cannot open shared object file: No such file
> or
> directory"
> seems to be the primary error. I am not familiar enough with openssl to
> know if
> this can be cured by a simple rebuild, a symlink, or whether the openssl
> changes
> were significant enough to require a reworking of the AUR package by the
> maintainer. What say the gurus?
Same as any other so-name bump. It's AUR, so you'll need to rebuild the
package yourself. If it fails because of an incompatibility with the new
library, look for a patch or other fix. If no patch/fix can be found, bug
report upstream.

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