update-manager broken after edgy upgrade

qt4x11 qt4x11 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 00:03:25 UTC 2006

Looks like the package is python-libxml2

I have reinstalled it but it does not look to have fixed the problem.

root at host:/home/user# dpkg -S libxml2mod.so
root at host:/home/user# apt-get install --reinstall python-libxml2
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 0 not
Need to get 0B/251kB of archives.
After unpacking 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y
(Reading database ... 184707 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace python-libxml2 2.6.26.dfsg-2ubuntu4 (using
.../python-libxml2_2.6.26.dfsg-2ubuntu4_i386.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement python-libxml2 ...
Setting up python-libxml2 (2.6.26.dfsg-2ubuntu4) ...

root at host:/home/user# gksu "update-manager -c"
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 32, in ?
    from UpdateManager.UpdateManager import UpdateManager
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/UpdateManager/UpdateManager.py",
line 59, in ?
    import dbus
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.4/dbus/__init__.py", line 1, in ?
    from _dbus import *
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.4/dbus/_dbus.py", line 48, in ?
    from proxies import *
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.4/dbus/proxies.py", line 2, in ?
    import introspect_parser
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.4/dbus/introspect_parser.py", line
1, in ?
    import libxml2
  File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.4/libxml2.py", line 1, in ?
    import libxml2mod
ImportError: /var/lib/python-support/python2.4/libxml2mod.so: undefined
symbol: xmlXPathContextSetCache
root at host:/home/user#

On 12/12/06, Wulfy <wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk> wrote:
> qt4x11 wrote:
> > What packages would I need to reinstall?  I couldn't find it via
> synaptic.
> I don't have that lib on my system.  It's probably one of the libxml2
> packages...
> In a terminal:
> dpkg -S libxml2mod.so
> will tell you which package installed that lib.
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