This question is about a dependency being falsely reported as unsatisfied during startup of the software Rapid Photo Downloader.
I have Rapid Photo Downloader version 0.9.26-1 installed along with
libmediainfo 20.09-1 and
My system info is as follows:
Operating System: Manjaro Linux
KDE Plasma Version: 5.21.3
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.80.0
Qt Version: 5.15.2
Kernel Version: 5.4.105-1-MANJARO
OS Type: 64-bit
Graphics Platform: X11
Processors: 4 × AMD Ryzen 3 2200G with Radeon Vega Graphics
Memory: 13,6 GiB of RAM
Graphics Processor: AMD Radeon™ Vega 8 Graphics
Whenever I start the software, I get the following message on the terminal:
“ERROR: pymediainfo is installed, but the library libmediainfo appears to be missing.”
There is also a warning message displayed on the UI, saying that the library libmediainfo appears to be missing, but also that this will not keep the program from running. There is also a checkbox in the message dialog to prevent similar future messages. Upon startup the programs seems to run fine - but I am stuck on why it is not able to load the library.
I have looked into similar bug reports on the developer’s site. There is one about exactly the same error message on a Fedora system, and in it there is a comment saying “Looks very much like the latest version of libmediainfo in Fedora is incompatible with its python wrapper.”. This is from 2017; the status is “Fix released”.
I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling both the software as a whole and the libraries separately - the behavior persisted.
I assume there would be something I need to do on my Manjaro system - about the python wrapper - but do not know what.
I will appreciate any help in this matter.