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Re: Geany: could not load libvte.so



On Fri, 19 Jan 2007 08:16:17 -0800, Christopher Stone wrote:

> On 1/19/07, Mark Knoop wrote:
> > I saw this editor newly in Extras, so gave it a try.
> >
> > $ geany
> > ** INFO: debug mode built in (can't be disabled)
> > ** INFO: GTK+ 2.10.4, GLib 2.12.3
> > ** INFO: Could not load libvte.so, terminal support disabled
> >
> > It works fine if I symlink /usr/lib/libvte.so.9 to /usr/lib/libvte.so.
> > I would BZ this, but the geany component is not yet in Bugzilla.
> 
> This looks like a vte bug to me.  I did not get this error when I
> reviewed the package.  Therefore the vte package appears to be fine on
> my system.  Are you running FC-6?

Bug is reproducible on a FC-6. Just make sure you don't have "vte-devel"
installed.

That geany dlopen()'s libvte.so at run-time, is a bug in geany. It
ought to open the specific libvte.so.9 instead, since it was built 
with a specific vte-devel. See "src/vte.c".


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