Bug#784920: vim-nox: undefined symbol: PyUnicodeUCS4_AsEncodedString

Brian Dols brian.dols at gmail.com
Sun May 10 17:08:20 UTC 2015

Package: vim-nox
Version: 2:7.4.488-7
Severity: grave
Tags: newcomer
Justification: renders package unusable

vim fails to start with the error:
vim: symbol lookup error: vim: undefined symbol: PyUnicodeUCS4_AsEncodedString

-- Package-specific info:

--- real paths of main Vim binaries ---
/usr/bin/vi is /usr/bin/vim.nox
/usr/bin/vim is /usr/bin/vim.nox

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.0
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (990, 'stable'), (500, 'oldstable-updates'), (500, 'oldstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages vim-nox depends on:
ii  libacl1       2.2.52-2
ii  libc6         2.19-18
ii  libgpm2       1.20.4-6.1+b2
ii  liblua5.2-0   5.2.3-1.1
ii  libperl5.20   5.20.2-3
ii  libpython2.7  2.7.9-2
ii  libruby2.1    2.1.5-2
ii  libselinux1   2.3-2
ii  libtcl8.6     8.6.2+dfsg-2
ii  libtinfo5     5.9+20140913-1+b1
ii  vim-common    2:7.4.488-7
ii  vim-runtime   2:7.4.488-7

vim-nox recommends no packages.

Versions of packages vim-nox suggests:
ii  cscope   15.8a-2
ii  vim-doc  2:7.4.488-7

-- no debconf information

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