[arch-general] unable to install anything via yaourt
allan at archlinux.org
Sun Jan 2 02:58:59 EST 2011
On 02/01/11 17:47, Madhurya Kakati wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 8:15 AM, Martin Panter
> <vadmium+al at gmail.com<vadmium%2Bal at gmail.com>
>> On 2 January 2011 02:07, Madhurya Kakati<mkakati2805 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> When I try to install anything via yaourt i get this error
>>> "xz: error while loading shared libraries: liblzma.so.0: cannot open
>>> object file: No such file or directory".
>>> I have a fully updated system.
>> A while ago I was caught with a (partial) update deleting the
>> liblzma.so.0 file (that my installed version of pacman needed) by
>> "updating" it to libzlma.so.5. Maybe double check everything is fully
>> up-to-date. For instance on my computer I have xz 5 installed:
>> $ pacman -Qo "$(which xz)"
>> /usr/bin/xz is owned by xz 5.0.0-1
>> $ ldd "$(which xz)"
>> . . .
>> liblzma.so.5 => /usr/lib/liblzma.so.5 (0x00007f8794f87000)
>> . . .
>> $ pacman -Qo /usr/lib/liblzma.so.5
>> /usr/lib/liblzma.so.5 is owned by xz 5.0.0-1
>> Maybe reinstall xz 5, in case something has overwritten it with an
>> older version?
> Heres the output of the following commands in my system:
> $ pacman -Qo "$(which xz)"
> error: No package owns /usr/local/bin/xz
There goes your issue... You have put your own copy of xz in
/usr/local. No Arch packages install there.
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