[Evolution] Bug#713573: evolution-webcal: FTBFS: ld: evolution-webcal-main.o: undefined reference to symbol 'g_thread_init'

David Suárez david.sephirot at gmail.com
Sat Jun 22 12:01:10 UTC 2013

Source: evolution-webcal
Version: 2.32.0-2
Severity: serious
Tags: jessie sid
User: debian-qa at lists.debian.org
Usertags: qa-ftbfs-20130620 qa-ftbfs
Justification: FTBFS on amd64


During a rebuild of all packages in sid, your package failed to build on

Maybe you need to add explicitly the offending lib to LD flags.

Relevant part:
> gcc  -g -O2 -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -Wformat -Werror=format-security -Wall  -Wl,-z,defs -Wl,-O1 -Wl,--as-needed -o evolution-webcal evolution-webcal-main.o evolution-webcal-notify.o -Wl,--export-dynamic -pthread -lgtk-3 -lgdk-3 -latk-1.0 -lpangocairo-1.0 -lgdk_pixbuf-2.0 -lcairo-gobject -lpango-1.0 -lcairo -lecal-1.2 -lical -licalss -licalvcal -lpthread -ledataserver-1.2 -lgmodule-2.0 -lxml2 -lgconf-2 -lsoup-2.4 -lgio-2.0 -lgobject-2.0 -lglib-2.0   
> /usr/bin/ld: evolution-webcal-main.o: undefined reference to symbol 'g_thread_init'
> /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgthread-2.0.so.0: error adding symbols: DSO missing from command line
> collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status

The full build log is available from:

A list of current common problems and possible solutions is available at 
http://wiki.debian.org/qa.debian.org/FTBFS . You're welcome to contribute!

About the archive rebuild: The rebuild was done on EC2 VM instances from
Amazon Web Services, using a clean, minimal and up-to-date chroot. Every
failed build was retried once to eliminate random failures.

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