python 2.2 problem kills yum

John Lenton jlenton at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 16:06:44 CEST 2004


On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 07:42:45 -0400, Gene Heskett
<gene.heskett at verizon.net> wrote:
> Greetings list;
> 
> I posted a snippet about 36 hours ago, and no one has commented or
> offered to help.  So I'll post just the revelant piece again.
> 
> OS=linux-2.6.8-rc1-mm1 in a 1400mhz athlon
> 
> [root at coyote root]# python
> Python 2.2.3 (#1, Oct 15 2003, 23:33:35)
> [GCC 3.3.1 20030930 (Red Hat Linux 3.3.1-6)] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import libxml2
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/libxml2.py", line 1, in ?
>     import libxml2mod
> ImportError: /usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/libxml2mod.so: undefined
> symbol: xmlByteConsumed
> >>>
> ------------------
> This python install has been verified by various means many times and
> found to be good by all the tools rpm has at its disposal.  Here are
> a few results:
> 
> [root at coyote root]# rpm -qa |grep libxml2
> libxml2-python-2.6.6-3
> libxml2-2.6.6-3
> libxml2-devel-2.6.6-3

have you tried a recent version of libxml2? I'm at 2.6.10, and it works here.


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