[Scribus] Problem loading plugins
Sun Mar 25 23:02:36 CEST 2007
ols6000 at sbcglobal.net wrote:
> When I run 126.96.36.199cvs using the debugger, I get the message
> There is a problem loading 1 of 16 plugins
> This is probably caused by some kind of dependency issue or old plugins
> existing in your install directory. If you clean out your install
> directory and reinstall and this still occurs, please report it on
In general, just delete your Scribus install directory and re-run `make
install'. For that matter, simply deleting the offending plug-in should
> What do I do? I am not sure which is my "install directory". The
> executable is in /root/scribus-188.8.131.52cvs/Scribus/scribus/scribus.
Oh, that's not ideal at all.
You really should try to avoid using the root account for any sort of
day to day work. Use your normal user home directory, and use `sudo' to
gain temporary root priveleges when needed.
I'd very very very strongly recommend re-installing Scribus somewhere
like /usr/local or a subdirectory of your normal user account. You can
control where it gets installed with the --prefix= argument (configure)
or -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX= (CMake) .
I prefer to install Scribus into my home directory, eg set the install
prefix to $HOME/scribus-184.108.40.206 ... but installing in /usr/local is
also quite conventional.
> I am also getting the message (twice)
> API version mismatch when loading
> /usr/local/lib/scribus/plugins//liboldscribusformat.so.0.0.0; Got 3,
> expected 8
> In /usr/local/lib/scribus/plugins/ are the following files:
> liboldscribusformat.so (link to .0.0.0)
> liboldscribusformat.so.0 (link to .0.0.0)
As above advice.
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