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Friday, February 6th 2004, 4:37pm

always kmail 1.4.3 starts (which was for KDE3.0 !!!!!!!!)

Hi all!

I have a very weird problem:

I compiled most of KDE3.2 (including PIM). Everything works fine.
When I want to start kmail (from the menu or in a shell) ALWAYS the version
kmail 1.4.3 from kde3.0 opens ...

All other programs (Knode, usw work fine). Even weirder, I never used kde3.0 .. I started with

When I type:
which kmail
it says:

I type: kmail --version
I get:
Qt: 3.2.3
KDE: 3.2.0
KMail: 1.6

even when I go to KDE3.2 bin dir and type:
version 1.4.3 of kde3.0 pops up.

What the hell is going on!
please help

P.S.: I also "installed" (=edited the source code as described) the security PATCH


Friday, February 13th 2004, 12:14pm

Just for your information: something like ./kmail is just a thin application that launches a library.

So obviously in your case the wrong library is found.

May I assume that KMail was compiled correctly and installed corretly?

So perhaps you have to set $LD_LIBRARY_PATH or see if $KDEDIR or $KDEDIRs do not contradict with what they are supposed to be.

Have a nice day!