Subject: Re: undefinded PLT symbol with cyrus-sasl
To: Ed Ravin <>
From: Nick Hudson <>
List: tech-net
Date: 10/18/2001 12:49:27
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On Wednesday 17 October 2001 1:54 am, Ed Ravin wrote:
> I'm trying to get a local build of cyrus-sasl-1.5.24 working on a NetBSD
> 1.5.1 box.  I've copied the patches and other changes from pkgsrc, and
> when I try to do anything useful, I get this error in syslog:
>    Oct 16 20:45:19 testhost lt-sample-client: unable to dlopen
> /usr/lib/sasl/ /usr/lib/sasl/ Undefined PLT
> symbol "des_ecb_encrypt" (reloc type = 7, symnum = 23)
> What exactly does this error mean? The symbol being complained
> about is in - why would this not get loaded the usual way?

Not if the dependency information isn't included...

$ ldd /usr/pkg/lib/sasl/
         -lcrypto.0 => /usr/lib/
> If I use the pkgsrc binaries then everything works, so it's clear that
> I've done something wrong with my build.  But what?

I don't understand why you don't just use pkgsrc.