[EMBOSS] HELP! fdnapars fails with undefined symbol error - ajSeqdbInit

Wolfgang Rumpf wolfgang.rumpf at rescentris.com
Thu Mar 10 15:26:38 UTC 2011

So as I understand it my options are:

1.  Boot with an older kernel - probably the latest one from 10.4, if it works with 10.10;
2.  Recompile EMBOSS myself;
3.  Download and install the 11.04 (unreleased) Emboss/Embassy installs;
4.  Wait for 11.04 to come out 

Of all of these the "simplest" (other than just waiting) would probably be to try to boot with an older kernel - I don't want to bring the rest of the EMBOSS system down for an extended time period, perhaps very extended if the compilation/install doesn't go as planned.

Sound about right?


Dr. Wolfgang Rumpf
Product Specialist, Rescentris Inc.
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On Mar 9, 2011, at 8:37 PM, Charles Plessy wrote:

> Le Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 07:48:41PM -0500, Marvin Stodolsky a écrit :
>> RE:  undefined symbol: ajSeqdbInit
>> While not an expert at all, on Emboss code,
>> this type of error is typically due to (Emboss) binaries Not Yet
>> being compiled with the newer linux-header resources.  Pending that
>> compilation by the Emboss maintenance team, if you run the compile
>> from Emboss source code on your own  Ubuntu 10.10 system, all will
>> likely be  OK.
> Dear Wolfgang,
> you can also give a try to the emboss and embassy-phylip from 11.04 Ubuntu
> distribution. If you can install them on 10.10, they should work well, and
> they are up to date.
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/natty/emboss
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/natty/embassy-phylip
> Have a nice day,
> -- 
> Charles Plessy
> Debian Med packaging team
> http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-med
> Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan
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