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I am trying to compile from the SVN and everything has completed perfectly but when I try to run WireShark I get the following error:

wireshark: symbol lookup error: wireshark: undefined symbol: wslua_count_plugin

Has anyone encountered this at all?

asked 11 Sep '13, 02:49

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How are you running Wireshark, from the wireshark-gtk directory created during the build, or from an installed version using an installer that you've also built?

(11 Sep '13, 03:58) grahamb ♦

I just typed Wireshark after doing a make install - I have no other build of Wireshark on my box

(11 Sep '13, 04:02) tmacuk

Ok, so you are running on some OS other than Windows then? What OS are you using?

(11 Sep '13, 04:28) grahamb ♦

Ubuntu Linux 13.04

(11 Sep '13, 05:09) tmacuk

And are you able to run from the build directory as described in the Developers Guide Sect 3.6.1?

(11 Sep '13, 05:27) grahamb ♦

That was the issue.

Run Wireshark with WIRESHARK_RUN_FROM_BUILD_DIRECTORY=1 ./wireshark and not just wireshark

Thanks for your help.

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