Zim

doesn't start with latest version of harfbuzz

Bug #1654794 reported by roland on 2017-01-07
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Bug Description

Hi,
I'm using Zim on Arch Linux. Latest update of harfbuzz from 1.3.4-1 to 1.4.1-1 Zim Desktop won't start, here's the output of zim -D

INFO: This is zim 0.65
DEBUG: Python version is sys.version_info(major=2, minor=7, micro=13, releaselevel='final', serial=0)
DEBUG: Platform is posix
DEBUG: Zim revision is:
  branch: zim-trunk
  revision: 805 <email address hidden>
  date: 2015-11-01 15:42:45 +0100
DEBUG: Not running from a source dir
DEBUG: Set XDG_DATA_HOME to /home/username/.local/share
DEBUG: Set XDG_DATA_DIRS to [<Dir: /usr/local/share>, <Dir: /usr/share>]
DEBUG: Set XDG_CONFIG_HOME to /home/username/.config
DEBUG: Set XDG_CONFIG_DIRS to [<Dir: /etc/xdg>]
DEBUG: Set XDG_CACHE_HOME to /home/username/.cache
ERROR: Exception in main()
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/zim/main.py", line 446, in main
    obj.run()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/zim/main.py", line 201, in run
    notebook, page = self.build_notebook()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/zim/main.py", line 165, in build_notebook
    notebookinfo, page = self.get_notebook_argument() # can raise NotebookLookupError
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/zim/main.py", line 196, in get_notebook_argument
    return prompt()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/zim/main.py", line 187, in prompt
    import zim.gui.notebookdialog
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/zim/gui/__init__.py", line 22, in <module>
    import gtk
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 40, in <module>
    from gtk import _gtk
ImportError: /usr/lib/libharfbuzz.so.0: undefined symbol: FT_Get_Var_Blend_Coordinates
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/zim", line 53, in <module>
    exitcode = zim.main.main(*argv)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/zim/main.py", line 452, in main
    zim.errors.exception_handler('Exception in main()')
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/zim/errors.py", line 101, in exception_handler
    _run_error_dialog(error)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/zim/errors.py", line 71, in _run_error_dialog
    from zim.gui.widgets import ErrorDialog
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/zim/gui/__init__.py", line 22, in <module>
    import gtk
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 40, in <module>
    from gtk import _gtk
ImportError: /usr/lib/libharfbuzz.so.0: undefined symbol: FT_Get_Var_Blend_Coordinates

Not sure if this is a zim-related or an harfbuzz-related issue, but my hope is you'll see what's the case Thanks!

roland (ronsens) wrote :

(sorry I'm afraid this was a nonsense request as I better filed this bug to the arch package maintainer as I understood now, sorry again!)

Changed in zim:
status: New → Invalid
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