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FS#19833 - Pidgin does not run on amd64 - wrong ELF class

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Börje Holmberg (linfan) - Wednesday, 16 June 2010, 23:16 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Thursday, 17 June 2010, 04:44 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture x86_64
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Description:pidgin refuses to load on amd64
with following error

$ pidgin
pidgin: error while loading shared libraries: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32

Additional info:
* package version(s)
* config and/or log files etc.
Name : pidgin
Version : 2.7.1-1
Packager : Ionut Biru <>
Architecture : x86_64

Steps to reproduce:
type pidgin in term window
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Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Thursday, 17 June 2010, 04:44 GMT
Reason for closing:  Works for me
Comment by Ionut Biru (wonder) - Wednesday, 16 June 2010, 23:46 GMT
/usr/lib/ is owned by libidn 1.16-1

you messed up your system. reinstall libidn, check pacman.conf /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist (links to point to x86_64)