Error when compilating cyrus imap

Bron Gondwana brong at
Wed Apr 13 10:30:08 EDT 2011

On Wed, 13 Apr 2011 15:18:55 +0100 (BST)
Ami Stage <stageami at> wrote:

> hi,
> i m working on a project about the extension CONVERT of IMAP but when i try to 
> compile the makefile of the directory imap, i ve this error:
> /dev/cyrus-imapd/sieve/comparator.c:282: undefined reference to 
> `pcreposix_regexec'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make[1]: *** [sievec] Erreur 1
> have you an idea ? (it's important...)

Sounds like you're missing the PRCE libraries, but your Makefile thinks
you have them.  This could be due to a partial copy of PCRE on your

What OS are you running, what packages?  Also, what version of cyrus?



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