[Pkg-scicomp-devel] Bug#493915: Bug#493915: python-opencv: highgui import problem

Ólafur Jens Sigurðsson ojsbug at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 23:49:51 UTC 2008

On Tue, Aug 05, 2008 at 11:09:57PM -0300, Nicolas wrote:
> Package: python-opencv

This should have been filed against libhighgui or libavecodec51,
libhighgui-dev does have a duplicate bug, see bug #490700

> Version: 1.0.0-5
> Severity: normal
> nicolas at aspire:~$ python
> Python 2.5.2 (r252:60911, May 28 2008, 08:35:32)
> [GCC 4.2.4 (Debian 4.2.4-1)] on linux2
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> from opencv import highgui
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>   File "/var/lib/python-support/python2.5/opencv/highgui.py", line 5, in <module>
>     import _highgui
> ImportError: /usr/lib/libhighgui.so.1: undefined symbol: img_convert

This is caused by you probably having the packages of Christian
Marillat (which are not official Debian packages) installed, specially
the libavecodec51 package which is the package that provides the
img_convert function the libhighgui.so.1 is looking for.



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