Re: library problems w/ RH5.1

Brian Lalor <> writes:
> Man, this is really starting to bug me.  I'm making my first real attempt
> at upgrading my RH5.1 box (with gnome v0.13) to v0.20 this morning.  I'm
> getting all sorts of problems with libraries, specifically libgdk
> (undefined reference to 'gdk_imlib_best_color_get' from and
> gtk (/usr/lib/ undefined symbol: g_strdelimit).  Here's the
> libraries (all installed from RPMs) I've got on my machine:
> 	glib-1.0.1-2
> 	imlib-1.4-10
> 	gtk+-1.0.4-1
> 	libjpeg6a-6a-2
> 	libjpeg-6b-5
> 	gnome-libs-0.20-1
> 	gnome-core-0.20-2
> All of these packages were taken from either  The
> underlying problem is that the internal library version numbers aren't
> consistent.  The libjpeg stuff's a cluster-<insert favorite 4-letter word
> here> to begin with, and gtk and family are following suit.  It seems to
> me that if something changes between gtk+-1.0.1 and gtk+-1.0.5, ldd should
> show that a program linked to the new version can't find the proper
> linkage in the older version.  Instead, I get this crap about unresolved
> references.  
> I am by no means a novice at this whole RPM/linux/software dependencies
> game.  Think about somebody with less inclination to spend time trying to
> get this stuff together or the novice trying it for the first time.  I
> grabbed most of these packages from the same directory, and it *still*
> won't work.  I've tried re-compiling the gnome-libs SRPM but that bombs
> even during the build stage.
> Can someone outline exactly what packages I need (and where to get them
> from) so I can play with this stuff?

Sounds like you didn't apply the updates for 5.1 from the errata.


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