Re: libXFt and konqueror
John Habermann wrote:
Apt doesn't seem to have any problems with my kde packages, but all the
kde apps that I try and run fail with exactly the same error. For
example kedit gives exactly the same error as konqueror
"kedit: relocation error: /usr/X11R6/lib/libXft.so.2: undefined
I tried running ldconfig -X but I am still getting the same error.
kdeinit fails as well so it appears that all kde based apps have got
this problem. Could it be a problem with Qt or someother kde dependency.
I am afraid I don't have idea of what is involved.
in /usr/X11R6/lib libXft.so.2 is just a sym link to libXft.so.2.0. Is
I ran ldd /usr/X11R6/lib/libXft.so.2 and got the following output
" libXrender.so.1 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXrender.so.1 (0x6ffa6000)
libfreetype.so.6 => /usr/lib/libfreetype.so.6 (0x6ff26000)
libz.so.1 => /lib/libz.so.1 (0x6fef6000)
libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x6fd9d000)
libXext.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXext.so.6 (0x6fd6b000)
libX11.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6 (0x6fc70000)
/lib/ld.so.1 => /lib/ld.so.1 (0x08000000)
libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0x6fc4d000)
I have kde 3.1.0 that I compiled using the garnome based kde app and
that runs fine. I don't have these apps in my path, just start them with ./
Thanks for you help
It looks like others are having this problem too. You might want to
take a look at the following bug report:
Debian Bug report logs - #186042
libxft2: relocation error: /usr/X11R6/lib/libXft.so.2: undefined symbol:
If you drill down and look at the message on 31 Mar 2003 from Michael
Shields, you will see that he has a "work-around". I don't understand
it, but maybe you will.
It looks like an open bug from what I see. Dunno why your machine is
affected and mine is not. I am using KDE 3.1.1 binaries from "unstable"
and the same libXft2 as you and it all works fine here. I also am using
XF86 version 4.2.1 for whatever that might be worth..
Maybe the following info would also be helpful. Here is what I get on
my machine from your ldd command:
libXrender.so.1 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXrender.so.1 (0x4001b000)
libfreetype.so.6 => /usr/lib/libfreetype.so.6 (0x40021000)
libz.so.1 => /lib/libz.so.1 (0x40071000)
libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x4007e000)
libXext.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libXext.so.6 (0x4018e000)
libX11.so.6 => /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6 (0x4019b000)
/lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x80000000)
libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0x40255000)
Note the differences in the next-to-last line. The "ld-linux.so.2" is
from the newer glibc (libc6 2.3.1-16). Do you have it installed? I
know some were holding off on installing it because of some problems
earlier. Those "problems" seem to be "fixed" now.
Cheers & Good Luck!