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Every time I try and run zypper I get the following error:

WLS1:~ # zypper
zypper: /lib64/libresolv.so.2: version `GLIBC_2.9' not found (required by /usr/lib64/libkrb5.so.3)

WLS1:~ # dir /lib64/libresolv*
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 78608 Jun  6  2008 /lib64/libresolv-2.8.so
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root    16 Sep 13 12:11 /lib64/libresolv.so.2 -> libresolv-2.8.so

I am not that familiar with zypper and Suse Enterprise Linux in general. I know more about Redhat/Centos.

I know that I have 2.8 and that I need 2.9 the question is where can I get 2.9, I don't know what caused this.

  • It looks like you need version 2.9 and you have version 2.8 – terdon Sep 13 '13 at 18:00
  • Question is what did you do - did you install some rpms directly? Normally anything that is pushed into the SLE update channels has correct dependencies. – peterph Sep 13 '13 at 18:41
  • if you install something with yum you can check the history with yum history and track what step you did to downgrade the pkg. – BitsOfNix Sep 15 '13 at 1:53
  • lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-bugs/2009-01/msg04646.html The main problem seems to be that your libresolv/libkrb5 requires a specifig libc version that it cannot find at runtime. You could try the ldd or nm commands to investigate the linking symbols of libraries and programs. – MattBianco May 6 '14 at 12:53

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