[arch-general] Checkgmail doesn't work with perl 5.12 from testing

Firmicus Firmicus at gmx.net
Tue May 11 18:12:14 EDT 2010

On 11/05/2010 20:00, Guillaume Brunerie wrote:
> Hi,
> Since the update of perl 5.10 to 5.12 yesterday, checkgmail (from community)
> doesn’t work anymore, it fails with this error :
>     /usr/bin/perl: symbol lookup error:
> /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/auto/Glib/Glib.so: undefined symbol:
> Perl_sv_utf8_upgrade_flags
> Downgrading to perl 5.10 make it work, and updating checkgmail (with
> checkgmail --update) doesn’t solve the problem.
> I didn’t found anything about this problem in Flyspray or in the forums.
> Thank you,
> Guillaume Brunerie

Certainly this is because glib-perl needs to be recompiled with perl 
5.12. Other perl packages that include binary libraries may need to be 
recompiled too. We need a TODO list for such perl packages...


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