Re: Problems with sqlite

On Tue, 2004-12-07 at 23:25 -0600, Michael Davies wrote:
> Jon Trowbridge said:
> > On Tue, 2004-12-07 at 21:37 -0600, Michael Davies wrote:
> >> ERROR: System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been
> >> thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.DllNotFoundException:
> >> sqlite
> >> in <0x00053> (wrapper managed-to-native)
> >
> > This is just a guess, but the problem could be a mono-ism that has been
> > a source of much confusion.
> >
> > The mono runtime will throw a System.DllNotFoundException any time an
> > attempt to dlopen() a shared library fails.  This is misleading because
> > there are several different ways a dlopen() call can fail --- the file
> > not being found is just the most obvious one.
> >
> > Often, dlopen() will fail because of unresolved symbols.  This usually
> > happens because the shared library's dependencies were not set properly
> > at build-time.  It is an easy mistake to make: lots of shared libraries
> > are never ever dlopen()ed by other apps --- they are linked to
> > applications, along with lots of other libraries via a tool like
> > pkg-config that also (independently) manages library dependencies.
> >
> > There is an easy way to test for this: try linking just that library
> > against a trivial C program.  Create a file trivial.c containing just
> > "main() { }" and then:
> > % gcc trivial.c -lsqlite
> >
> > If there are no errors,'s dependencies are set correctly
> > and the problem must be something else.  If you see unresolved symbols,
> > the Ubuntu is broken.
> Thanks Jon for your guidance - you were right on the money.
> Ubuntu's appears broken.  It looks ok, but on installing the
> CVS version of sqlite in a different prefix, everything suddenly works.
> (Two points for those googling in the future - make sure you back revise
> the CVS repo for sqlite to 2.8, and make sure LD_LIBRARY_PATH points to
> your newly built sqlite rather than the system's installed version)
> CVS Beagle now is running as expected on my Warty Ubuntu install.

I'm not sure if this is a problem with ubuntu or with sqlite version 3.0

I was getting the same problem on my gentoo unstable system, so i
downgraded sqlite to 2.8 and it fixed the problem.

Just adding my own two cents.


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