[sylpheed:33255] Re: Sylpheed 3.0beta1 released

Bob White bob at bob-white.com
Sat Oct 31 01:29:07 JST 2009

On Fri, 30 Oct 2009 10:43:52 -0500
Reed Loden <reed at reedloden.com> wrote:

> [excuse the out-of-thread post; I just joined the list, and I saw this
> mail in the archives, so figured I'd reply to it since I figured it out]
> I, too, encountered the "sylpheed: symbol lookup error: sylpheed:
> undefined symbol: set_event_loop_func" problem when I first compiled
> 3.0.0beta1. I thought it was ldconfig related (as I had experienced
> with past versions), but this actually turned out to be a different
> issue (though it is library related). It seems that libtool is not
> completely replacing the libsylph library from older versions for some
> reason, so one ends up with multiple libsylph libraries
> under /usr/local/lib. The quick fix for this is to `rm
> -f /usr/local/lib/libsylph*` before running `make install`. Afterwards,
> do `ldconfig` as usual and then try starting Sylpheed. It should work.
> ~reed

Thanks Reed,

That's just what I needed to get it running on Ubuntu 8.10.

Bob W.

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