[arch-general] imagemagick and calibre have problems with libtool in testing

Myra Nelson myra.nelson at hughes.net
Tue Sep 13 21:16:46 EDT 2011

On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 19:53, Gaetan Bisson <bisson at archlinux.org> wrote:
> [2011-09-13 17:27:25 -0500] Myra Nelson:
>> 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
>> directory".
> Together with imagemagick-, calibre-0.8.18-2 was released to
> the repos (the latter links to the former).
> But by already having a "calibre-0.8.18-2" package installed on your
> system (that you linked to an earlier imagemagick), you prevented the
> upgrade calibre-0.8.18-1 ==> calibre-0.8.18-2 to happen. So pacman
> thought your calibre was up-to-date when it was not.
> If you want to maintain custom packages, do not give them the same name
> as official packages, and be prepared for rebuilds.
> --
> Gaetan

Not a problem. If that's the case I'll handle it. As for custom
packages, when I flagged calibre out of date I rebuilt it to test it
and 0.18.8 was available. Now that I realize the problem, it won't
happen again.


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