compile problems with imap-2.2.10

Derrick J Brashear shadow at
Mon May 23 14:36:19 EDT 2005

On Mon, 23 May 2005, Mark J. Nernberg wrote:

>> From: Derrick J Brashear <shadow at>
>> Date: Mon, 23 May 2005 13:27:15 -0400 (EDT)
>> To: <info-cyrus at>
>> Subject: Re: compile problems with imap-2.2.10
>> On Mon, 23 May 2005, Mark Nernberg wrote:
>>> `initialize_imap_error_table_r':
>>> /usr/local/warez/cyrus-imapd-2.2.10/imap/imap_err.c:68: undefined reference
>>> to `initialize_error_table_r'
>>> libimap.a(imap_err.o)(.text+0x14):/usr/local/warez/cyrus-imapd-2.2.10/imap/i
>>> map_err.c:68: undefined reference to `initialize_error_table_r'
>> Wild guess, the compile_et and libcom_err are not from the same source.
> Not being a programmer, would you please be so kind as to offer a suggestion
> to how I might get around it (i.e. get them in the same source).

If you're linking against /usr/lib/libcom_err.{a or so} I'd expect the 
matching compile_et to be in /usr/bin

If you're using the internal to cyrus com_err (in the "et" directory) I'd 
expect to not use a /usr/lib/libcom_err or /usr/bin/compile_et.

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