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Re: Subversion 1.0.8 on FreeBSD 4.6

From: Bruce A. Mah <bmah_at_acm.org>
Date: 2004-11-13 18:11:47 CET

If memory serves me right, Neal Gamradt wrote:

> I have a problem with Subversion on FreeBSD 4.6. Our system admin installed
> Subversion 1.0.8 and I tried to create a repository with the following
> command:
>
> svnadmin create /data3/subversion
>
> When I do this I get the following error:
>
> /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: /usr/local/lib/libaprutil-0.so.9: Undefined symbol
> "libiconv_open"
>
> When I do a search for libiconv.so I get the following results:
>
> /usr/local/lib/libiconv.so
> /usr/local/lib/libiconv.so.3
>
> I am clueless as to what is causing this, could someone please give me some
> input. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

What happens if you do "ldd /usr/local/bin/svnadmin"? I'm wondering why
the dynamic linker can't seem to find libiconv.so*.

Possible reasons: /usr/local/lib isn't in the dynamic library search
path (unlikely, since this is set by default), and the system was
obviously able to find libaprutil*, which was there.

About the only thing I can think off off-hand is to ask your sysadmin to
run "ldconfig -R" as the superuser to refresh the dynamic library cache.
Not sure if this will help you or not.

Good luck!

Bruce.

PS. This is *very* off-topic, but there have been a *lot* of bugfixes
since FreeBSD 4.6...it's almost two and a half years old. Also 4.6 had
some, er, fairly serious problems, which is why there was a 4.6.2
release shortly thereafter.

Received on Sat Nov 13 18:12:16 2004

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