While trying to run yum and rpm to get security patches for one of our systems we receive the following errors.
# yum update There was a problem importing one of the Python modules required to run yum. The error leading to this problem was: /usr/lib64/librpmdb-4.4.so: undefined symbol: poptSaveLong Please install a package which provides this module, or verify that the module is installed correctly. It's possible that the above module doesn't match the current version of Python, which is: 2.4.3 (#1, Oct 23 2012, 22:02:41) [GCC 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-54)] If you cannot solve this problem yourself, please go to the yum faq at: http://wiki.linux.duke.edu/YumFaq
# /bin/rpm -aq /bin/rpm: symbol lookup error: /bin/rpm: undefined symbol: poptAliasOptions
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9
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