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From: Volker Armin Hemmann <volkerarmin@...>
Subject: Re: Glibc Update Breaks Open/LibreOffice -- Can't Downgrade
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2011 04:28:34 +0200
On Tuesday 05 July 2011 21:31:48 Frank Peters wrote:
> Hello,
> Today my system automatically updated glibc from 2.12-rc2 to 2.12-
rc3.Shortly afterwards I tried to start OpenOffice and it would not start.The 
error message:
> Inconsistency detected by ld.so: dl-deps.c: 622: _dl_map_object_deps:
> Assertion `nlist > 1' failed!
> (The same problem is reported here:
> http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-6744468.html)
> Apparently this is due to the glibc update.  A quick fix (since I 
needOpenOffice) would be to simply downgrade back to glibc-2.12-r2, butemerge 
will not allow me to do it:
>  * Sanity check to keep you from breaking your system: *  Downgrading glibc 
is not supported and a sure way to destruction * ERROR: sys-libs/glibc-2.13-r2 
failed (setup phase): *   aborting to save your system
> I'm not going to break my system.  How do I override this?
> Note:  I am not using the compiled Gentoo version of OpenOffice.My 
installation is the binary version from the OO web site.Also, LibreOffice, 
which I installed (from binary) as a possiblefix, gives the same error 
message.
> Frank Peters

no need for that, a simple revdep-rebuilt solves this.

I saw the same with vlc - revdep and all problems were gone. LO works too.

Seriously guys...how long are you using gentoo?

-- 
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