pidgin crashes with 'pidgin: symbol lookup error: pidgin: undefined symbol: purple_contact_get_group'

Kevin Stange kstange at pidgin.im
Thu Aug 19 11:37:21 EDT 2010


On 08/19/2010 10:30 AM, Jerome Haynes-Smith wrote:
> Hi all
> 
> I have compiled pidgin 2.7.3 (x64) and I can reproduce a crash every time.
> 
> ./configure with no changes to any defaults
> clean compile
> make, make install

You need to remove your old Pidgin and libpurple system packages to
prevent the new Pidgin binary from using old library versions:

> jeromesm at darkstar /usr/local/bin $ ldd pidgin
<snip>
>         libpurple.so.0 => /usr/lib/libpurple.so.0 (0x00007fa848dce000)
<snip>

Your /usr/local/bin/pidgin is trying to use /usr/lib/libpurple.so.0
instead of /usr/local/lib/libpurple.so.0

Kevin

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 262 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <http://pidgin.im/pipermail/support/attachments/20100819/336ca5ea/attachment-0001.pgp>


More information about the Support mailing list