upgrade screw up

Terence Golightly t.golightly at verizon.net
Sun May 23 20:50:51 CEST 2004

Chris and Brian

Thanks for your replies. Below is the rest:

On Sat, 2004-05-22 at 20:00, Christopher wrote:
<Snippity Snip>

> > # Names of this library.
> > library_names='libdbh-1.0.so.1.0.0 libdbh-1.0.so.1 libdbh.so'
> > 
> [snip]
> So it looks like libdbh-1.0.so.1 and libdbh.so should both be symlinks
> to libdbh-1.0.so.1.0.0 and libdbh-1.0.so.1.0.1 shouldn't be there at all
> (I guess that's left over from your previous cvs version - but since its
> not listed in the .la file its probably not causing any problems - I'd
> remove it just the same.)  Make sure this is consistent with what rpm
> says the libdbh package contains.

> However, its probably easier to just back up the files as they are now
> and then delete the extra one and turn the other two into symlinks to
> libdbh-1.0.so.1.0.0.  Maybe that's the way to go - its safe too since
> you'll back up first.
This worked.  After checking the installed rpm file listing,

[root at tbox root]# rpm -q -l dbh

I followed your advise backup, delete, soft link, run ldconfig,
restarted X and wahla. One little bugaboo fixed.

Thanks again,


Terry Golightly ... t.golightly at nospamverizon.net ... Pittsburgh, Pa 
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