Undefined symbol "fdatasync"

Valeri Galtsev galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu
Tue Aug 15 01:41:46 UTC 2017

On Mon, August 14, 2017 8:07 pm, Francisco Reyes wrote:
> Two different programs, Samba and Postgresql, are giving me an error
> about Undefined symbol "fdatasync"
> /usr/local/lib/libtdb.so.1: Undefined symbol "fdatasync" <-- samba
> /usr/local/bin/postgres: Undefined symbol "fdatasync"   <-- Postgresql

I would do

ldd /usr/local/lib/libtdb.so.1

ldd /usr/local/bin/postgres

and reinstall packages ("pkg upgrade -f [pkgname]" should do the trick)
from which libraries both of the above linked to come.

Good luck!


> FreeBSD 11.0
> Is this some sort of missing library?
> Upgrading the machine to 11.1 to see if that helps.
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Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
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