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FS#77605 - [virtualbox] Testing version not working.

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by agapito fernandez (agapito) - Tuesday, 21 February 2023, 20:09 GMT
Last edited by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 15:46 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Testing
Status Closed
Assigned To Christian Hesse (eworm)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 2
Private No


Opening Virtualbox 7.0.6-2 from testing repo throws this error:

Callee RC:
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Closed by  Christian Hesse (eworm)
Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 15:46 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  virtualbox-7.0.6-3
Comment by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 01:19 GMT
It's happened before [1]. Lots of hits when searching for that error. Mirror up-to-date? Rebooted?

Comment by agapito fernandez (agapito) - Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 08:50 GMT
@Toolybird: Yes.

This seems a general problem:

Or VirtualBox is not compatible with libvpx 1.13.0 or rebuild failed.
Comment by nl6720 (nl6720) - Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 14:33 GMT
I got the same issue.
Starting the VM from the command line doesn't give any more details.

VBoxManage: error: Failed to create the VirtualBox object!
VBoxManage: error: Code NS_ERROR_FACTORY_NOT_REGISTERED (0x80040154) - Class not registered (extended info not available)
VBoxManage: error: Most likely, the VirtualBox COM server is not running or failed to start.

linux 6.2.arch1-1
virtualbox 7.0.6-2
virtualbox-host-modules-arch 7.0.6-9
Comment by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 15:33 GMT
Hmm, perhaps I did the rebuild when libvpx 1.13.0 was not yet available (on my mirror?) in staging repository?
Rebuilding... That should fix the trouble.
Comment by Christian Hesse (eworm) - Wednesday, 22 February 2023, 15:35 GMT
Looks like I was really fast with my initial rebuild. 😝

user@arch ~ % pacman -Qi libvpx virtualbox | grep Build
Build Date : Fri 17 Feb 2023 03:25:45 PM CET
Build Date : Fri 17 Feb 2023 03:26:52 PM CET