pidgin crashes with 'pidgin: symbol lookup error: pidgin: undefined symbol: purple_contact_get_group'
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
> libpurple.so.0 => /usr/lib/libpurple.so.0 (0x00007fa848dce000)
Your /usr/local/bin/pidgin is trying to use /usr/lib/libpurple.so.0
instead of /usr/local/lib/libpurple.so.0
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