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Old 11-13-2003, 01:03 PM   #1
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Gaim Problems

I just reinstalled slackware(from the same disks) it seems to be behaving completely differenty. Gaim gives me the error that ssl support is still needed. On my old slack install I compiled gaim with ssl support doing these two things

1. I added this line, /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4 to my /etc/
2. i ran the command as root /sbin/ldconfig

then it compiled with ssl support and my msn plugin worked.

On my redhat sytem I had to use a different method. During the ./configure stage I showed where all of my libs and includes were

$./configure --with-nss-includes=/usr/include/mozilla-1.4/nss --with-nspr-includes=/usr/include/mozilla-1.4/nspr --with-nss-libs=/usr/lib/mozilla-1.4 --with-nspr-libs=/usr/lib/mozilla-1.4

now when I try either of these methods it is failing, giveing me an error that I need ssl support

Here is the interesting part: When I read the output of my ./configure it tells me that it found all of the libraries and includes
SSL Library/Libraries......... : Mozilla NSS

which in the past meant it found everything it needed for ssl support

if I did not find the libraries and includes it gave this out put
SSL Library/Libraries......... : no

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Old 11-15-2003, 12:53 PM   #2
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here is part of the output from my ./configure all of my needed libraries are found
checking for Mozilla nspr libraries... yes
checking for Mozilla nss3 includes in /usr/include/mozilla-1.4/nss... ""
checking nss.h usability... yes
checking nss.h presence... yes
checking for nss.h... yes
checking ssl.h usability... yes
checking ssl.h presence... yes
checking for ssl.h... yes
checking smime.h usability... yes
checking smime.h presence... yes
checking for smime.h... yes
checking for Mozilla nss libraries... yes
checking for yes (/usr/lib/
this below is also from my ./configure

UI Library.................... : GTK 2.x
SSL Library/Libraries......... : Mozilla NSS

Build with Plugin support..... : yes
Build with Perl support....... : yes
Build with Tcl support........ : no
Build with Tk support......... : no
Build with Audio support...... : yes
Build with NAS support........ : no
Build with GtkSpell support... : no

Use XScreenSaver Extension.... : yes
Use X Session Management...... : yes
Use startup notification.......: yes

Print debugging messages...... : no

Gaim will be installed in /usr/local/bin.
Warning: You have an old copy of gaim at /usr/local/bin/gaim.

it is stil giving me the error of no ssl support
Old 11-17-2003, 11:12 AM   #3
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I am having the EXACT same problem. I have no /usr/lib/mozilla-1.4 at all. And I just compiled it! If I leave it alone it detects mozilla nss but during the compile it cant find pk1func.h and errors out. If I tell it where everything is it says it will compile with no SSL I'm stumped.


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