cyradm: perl: symbol lookup error?

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at
Thu Sep 17 16:45:45 EDT 2015

Thanks for this suggestion.  I need to tread lightly on a production 
system, but will bite the bullet and upgrade tp cyrus to 2.5.4 on my 
test server soon.  If this doesn't work, I'll recompile the perl module, 
as you suggest.

On 09/16/2015 04:48 PM, Robert Norris wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Sep 2015, at 02:33 AM, Patrick Goetz wrote:
>> pgoetz at www:~$ cyradm --user administrator localhost
>> perl: symbol lookup error:
>> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/auto/Cyrus/IMAP/ undefined symbol:
>> Perl_xs_apiversion_bootcheck
>> I'm running Arch linux, which aggressively updates software packages.
>> Apparently some Perl upgrade broke cyradm?
> Perl modules aren't binary-compatible across major releases (the second
> number, 22 in your case - Perl versioning is a little odd). If you
> recompile Cyrus::IMAP against the new Perl it should all just come back
> to life. I haven't done that in isolation before but perl/imap/README
> looks correct from what I know of Cyrus and Perl. Give it a try.
> Rob N.
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