Re: [GnomeMeeting-list] compiling ekiga 2.0.1 for Etch

Your original problem looks like you have an older Speex codec library.
Try upgrading it

As for the second problem, someone with more knowledge of Debian will
have to answer that, but there are full snapshots at


On Tue, 21 Mar 2006 09:11:53 +0100
Jonathan Kaye <jdkaye10 yahoo es> wrote:

> I'm trying to get ekiga working on a Debian Etch 2.6.15 box and it's proving
> a nightmare. I first tried installing the binaries from the ekiga site. I
> tried both the etch version and the ekiga-snapshot version. They both start
> and the sound and video are working. The problem is that every time I
> actually connect to anything (the test number for example), ekiga crashes
> with the message: ekiga: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/
> undefined symbol: speex_echo_state_init
> I sent in a report via buzilla but it seems it's not an Ekiga problem. I'm
> not sure whose problem it is (besides mine) but googling hasn't helped. Not
> to be discouraged I decided to compile it myself and maybe understand what
> my problem is (assuming it would throw up compilation errors). I went to
> Ekiga's home page. You will see that there are 3 tarballs. I started with
> the ekiga-2.0.1 and ran configure. It complained about the pwlib version so
> I downloaded compiled and installed the pwlib-1.10.0 tarball. That
> eliminated the pwlib problem. I tried configure again on ekiga and it now
> wants opal headers. Aha! The third tarball is opal-2.2.1 so I downloaded
> compiled and installed that but that doesn't provide the opal headers. The
> only opal headers I can find are in the deb libopal-cvs-dev package but
> that's going to give me version problems. I can't, for the life of me, find
> the opal headers that will play nicely with ekiga-2.0.1.
> Any ideas on either (1) the original problem or (2) where I can get the opal
> headers would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks for any help.
> Jonathan
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