[arch-general] imagemagick and calibre have problems with libtool in testing
myra.nelson at hughes.net
Tue Sep 13 18:27:25 EDT 2011
On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 18:51, Gaetan Bisson <bisson at archlinux.org> wrote:
> [2011-09-09 17:24:54 -0500] Myra Nelson:
>> I'm not complaining, bitching, griping, xxxxx
> I only asked for more information (in a tone I believe was neutral) to
> try and diagnose the issue your had; offending you was not my intention.
>> I'm just trying to pass on information in case
>> some one else ran into the same problem.
> Not so many people use [testing], so it is worth diagnosing and fixing
> your problem even if nobody else reports similar issues yet.
>> pacman -Uf libtool-2.4-5-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz libltdl-2.4-5-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
> Is there a particular reason why you always use the --force option?
>> pacman -Qi imagemagick -- when I rebuilt imagemagick I built the
>> latest version from their website.
> When nobody flags packages out-of-date, they often stay out-of-date.
I'm not sure I have the answer but may be closer to figureing out a
solution. I built calibre-0.8.18-2 and everything worked fine. Last
night Imagemagick updated from [ libMagickWand.so.4 (libc6,x86-64) =>
/usr/lib/libMagickWand.so.4 ] to [ libMagickWand.so.5 (libc6,x86-64)
=> /usr/lib/libMagickWand.so.5 ] and calibre refuses to run again with
the error message "Runtime Error: Failed to load Imagemagick:
libMagickWand.so.4: cannot find shared object file: No such file or
I had already changed my bash alias for pacman -Uf to pacman -U before
I built and installed calibre-0.8.18-2. I just went back and
reinstalled calibre with the same results. It seems that calibre needs
to be rebuilt with each update of it's shared libraries since it
searchs for libxxxxx.so.[0-9] instead of libxxx.so. I just rebuilt
calibre with with libMagickWand.so.5 installed and it runs fine.
Is the a direct result of me building the package on my machine or is
it a result of something misconfigured in my build setup? If not, is
it in the internal build process of calibre? I'm missing something
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