[Flac-dev] xmms-flac security update breaks XMMS' flac-playing ability

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 27 08:20:39 PST 2007

that missing symbol appears only in libFLAC 1.2.1 or later, so it
sounds like the version dependencies in xmms-flac were not set up
to automatically pull in 1.2.1.  check the versions of the other
flac packages on the machine (not sure what they're called in
ubuntu but probably flac or libflac) and make sure they're up to

--- Myke Carter <mykec at mykec.net> wrote:

> Hello,
> First post to this group.  I've been searching for about a week now
> to 
> find anyone who can solve this problem or point me to the solution.
> I've been a happy xmms-flac user for 4 years until this week when
> some 
> new FLAC security updates came along and completely stopped XMMS from
> playing FLACs on my PC.  This is most irritating as I have over 3,500
> CDs ripped and FLAC'd in my personal music library.
> Whenever I run xmms via bash, this is what I see:
> Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate loadable module in module_path: 
> "libpixmap.so",
> /usr/lib/xmms/Input/libxmms-flac.so: undefined symbol:
> safe_malloc_mul_2op_
> What is the fix for this?
> I use an Ubuntu variant called Linux Mint 2.2.
> Thanks,
> Myke

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