Subject: Re: acroread problem: symbol lookup error: /usr/pkg/xorg/lib/ undefined symbol: __sF
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 03/04/2007 21:35:31
On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 10:01:25PM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> I just upgraded to 4.99.12 from 25 February.  When I click on a PDF
> link from native-compiled Firefox, I get
> 	/usr/pkg/Acrobat7/Reader/intellinux/bin/acroread: symbol lookup
> error: /usr/pkg/xorg/lib/ undefined symbol: __sF
> If, otoh, I open the downloaded PDF file from a shell prompt, it just
> works.  This problem started after my kernel+userland upgrade; these are the
> relevant packages:

I had this error in the past - it came from Lunix binaries attempting
to mmap in libc, and getting the NetBSD libc - or maybe it was the
other way round, NetBSD binaries and Lunix libc - my apologies, it's
been 7 years or so.