Updating SLE 15 SP3 to SLE 15 SP4 fails due to libyaml-cpp0_6

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 
openSUSE Leap 15.3


The following error could happen while performing a live update from SLE15 SP3 to SLE15 SP4 or from openSUSE Leap 15.3 to SLE 15 SP4:
zypper: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib64/libzypp.so.1722: undefined 
symbol: _ZN4YAML6detail9node_data12empty_scalarB5cxx11E

In this case, zypper and the YaST package management does not work, and installation of the fix in a standard way not possible.


To make ZYPP working again, open a terminal window and run this command:
sudo rpm -Uhv https://download.opensuse.org/update/leap/15.4/sle/x86_64/\

Then continue in a standard way.


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  • Document ID:000020725
  • Creation Date: 13-Sep-2022
  • Modified Date:13-Sep-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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