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Old 05-11-2007, 08:45 PM   #1
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probs installing pidgin-encryption tool

hi there, im still new linux user. my problem is i used gaim with gaim-encryption on windows ..... now i want to use the new pidgin on linux. so i installed pidgin and its running without any probs. but i just cant install pidgin-encryption.

im running opensuse 10.2 -gnome
i downloaded pidgin-2.0.0.tar.bz2 and pidgin-encryption-3.0.tar.gz

as i said i had no probs installing and running pidgin itself but i cant install encryption plugin this is what i did and what happens :

1. extracted pidgin-encryption ----- no prob
2. ./configure -------- no prob
3. make install ------ error(starts to do some things and then stops, returning following):

In file included from cryptproto.h:23,
from config_ui.c:32:
rsa_nss.h:33:19: error: keyhi.h: No such file or directory
In file included from cryptproto.h:23,
from config_ui.c:32:
rsa_nss.h:36: error: expected specifier-qualifier-list before 'SECKEYPrivateKey'
make[1]: *** [config_ui.lo] Fehler 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/X-Ray-Jin/Data/Downloads/Tools/pidgin-encryption-3.0'
make: *** [install-recursive] Fehler 1

i browsed the folder for the keyhi.h but cant find it cant even find anywhere else including google,forums ;-)

i also tried to stick to the installation notes on

but its always the same error.....

and another question how do i find out where pidgin has been installed

plz help me.............thx
greetz X-Ray-Jin
Old 05-12-2007, 09:47 PM   #2
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do you have libnss (and supporting dev files (such as .h files) from the mozilla development tree?
Old 05-14-2007, 05:45 PM   #3
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are installed
Old 06-13-2007, 07:55 PM   #4
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This was the full error on this link,which was same as mine.

This also fixed my problem from the forums.

Basically I entered the wrong path for nss3 after configure.
For me the correct one was: ./configure --with-nss-includes=/usr/include/nss \
--with-nspr-includes=/usr/include/nspr \
--with-nspr-libs=/usr/lib \

So you should know the location for your libnspr, libnss and their devel files.
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