Fedora 15 YUM update borked php and apache. This LAMP server was working fine since I upgraded to F15 last October. I'm having trouble with a PHP framework and thought an update would be useful. :doh:

# php
PHP Warning:  PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library '/usr/lib/php/modules/mapi.so' - /usr/lib/php/modules/mapi.so:      undefined symbol: _ZN9ECUnknown10IsParentOfEPS_ in Unknown on line 0
libgcc_s.so.1 must be installed for pthread_cancel to work

# stemctl status httpd.service
httpd.service - LSB: start and stop Apache HTTP Server
   Loaded: loaded (/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd)
!  Active: active (exited) since Sat, 12 May 2012 13:36:58 -0400; 34min ago
   Process: 1164 ExecStart=/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd start (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
   Main PID: 1445 (code=killed, signal=ABRT)
   CGroup: name=systemd:/system/httpd.service

I read some completely reasonable advise suggesting libraries can get lost between updates. Unfortunately adding a soft link between /lib and /usr/lib directories where the libgcc_s.so.1 file is wanted and where it is didn't fix php and apache complains of no permissions for a socket connection.

Any ideas?

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    you can always roll back your last update by yum downgrade <package_name> (ie httpd) while you're investigating the issues of the broken php libraries. Just out of curiosity. What PHP version are you using ? May 14, 2012 at 22:23
  • Do you have just standard FC15 repos installed, or are you also using things like rpmforge? Did you just update php and http, or did you yum update everything? May 14, 2012 at 23:43
  • gyre: php 5.3.11. @becomingwisest: The yum update was just for php, httpd, and mysql. I didn't realize the pace of change was putting me into such a precarious update--I guess I should have realized 44M is a lot. I have a standard F15 install of XFCE from the Fedora main site. This is only my sandbox on a laptop, so I wanted something small and without bells and whistles of Gnome3 (>_<)
    – xtian
    May 19, 2012 at 14:16


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