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Bug #1407764 reported by Tony Houghton
This bug affects 2 people
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vim-youcompleteme (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The ycmd server stops every time I load vim, with this error:

2015-01-05 18:31:01,154 - DEBUG - Global extra conf not loaded or no function YcmCorePreload
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/vim-youcompleteme/ycm/server/", line 98, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib/vim-youcompleteme/ycm/server/", line 87, in Main
    from ycm.server import handlers
  File "/usr/lib/vim-youcompleteme/ycm/server/", line 30, in <module>
    str( e ) ) )
RuntimeError: Error importing ycm_core. Are you sure you have placed a version 3.2+ libclang.[so|dll|dylib] in folder "/usr/lib/vim-youcompleteme"? See the Installation Guide in the docs. Full error: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I've tried symlinking /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ into /usr/lib/vim-youcompleteme as, and but nothing works. The docs suggest that the path has to be set when compiling the plugin so I think this needs to be fixed in the package.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.10
Package: vim-youcompleteme 0+20140207+git18be5c2-1build1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-28.38-generic 3.16.7-ckt1
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-28-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.7-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Mon Jan 5 18:27:08 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-06-13 (205 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140417)
SourcePackage: vim-youcompleteme
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to utopic on 2014-10-24 (73 days ago)

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Tony Houghton (h-realh) wrote :
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Tony Houghton (h-realh) wrote :

This bug was cured by installing libclang-dev, which is based on clang 3.5. I had some clang 3.4 packages already installed, and had installed libclang-3.4-dev too, but that doesn't seem to work with this vim-youcompleteme package, presumably because it was compiled with 3.5. So I think the package just needs its dependencies fixed to make sure the correct version of clang is installed at run-time.

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in vim-youcompleteme (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in vim-youcompleteme (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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