libcurl3 vs libcurl4

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:36 am
Hello,
I'm unable to use diffmerge on latest ubuntu (18.04) as that uses libcurl4 generally, and diffmerge uses libcurl3
which is a bummer.
Any idea how to sort it out?
Thanks,

[I made it work via modifying the binary to look for
libcurl.so.3 instead of libcurl.so.4 just that it seems
to be a bit of a hack]

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:22 am
Glad you were able to sort this out.

Did you use the /lib/ld-linux.so.2 --library-path" "PATH_OF_OLDER_LIBRARIES" "DIFFMERGE_BINARY" command line ?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:33 am
I have a build of DiffMerge 4.2.1 that is a beta for Ubuntu 18.04 (64-bit).

If you would like to try it out, and report back your findings, the Ubuntu package can be found at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sj_6QH ... sp=sharing
Jeff Clausius
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:01 pm
Thanks. This package worked for me on 18.04 LTS.

On startup the following message comes up on the console:
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Gtk-Message: 15:51:48.061: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"


On the interwebs it says to install libcanberra-gtk3-module, but it's already there.
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sudo apt-get install libcanberra-gtk3-module
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
libcanberra-gtk3-module is already the newest version (0.30-5ubuntu1).
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:34 pm
You could try "libcanberra-gtk-module" instead of "libcanberra-gtk3-module" to see if that resolves the message.
Jeff Clausius
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:40 pm
That got rid of the message. Thanks!

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:09 am
I'm glad to see the message has gone. Thx for the report back.
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