IMAP.c: loadable library and perl binaries are mismatched

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at
Wed Apr 19 12:14:14 EDT 2017

Correction:  just realized I'm running 2.5.7, not 2.4.17.  Probably just 
need to upgrade, but am still interested in knowing if there is any way 
to get around using cyradm for adding users.

On 04/19/2017 11:12 AM, Patrick Goetz wrote:
> I'm running cyrus 2.4.17 on a couple of Arch linux servers, and Arch is
> an aggressively updated rolling release distro.
> I don't have to add new users very often, but ran cyradm today and got
> the following error message:
> [root at www sbin]# cyradm --user administrator localhost
> IMAP.c: loadable library and perl binaries are mismatched (got handshake
> key 0xdb00080, needed 0xdb80080)
> I'm hoping to not have to upgrade cyrus at this precise moment.  Is
> there any way to get around this for adding a new cyrus user?  I've only
> ever used cyradm for this task.
> If I do have to upgrade, the cyrus version in the Arch AUR is still at
> 2.5.10 -- presumably this upgrade won't break anything?  Do I need to
> upgrade to 2.5.x before upgrading to 3.0?
> Thanks.
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