[Pkg-privacy-maintainers] Bug#839261: hexchat-otr: establishing OTR connection fails

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Mon Feb 6 07:46:01 UTC 2017

Hi, and thank you for your report.

[Joonas Kylmälä]
> After I installed hexchat-otr and someone else tried to establish an OTR
> connection with me I got the following error and establishing the
> connection failed:
>  OTR: Error saving instance tags: No such file or directory (gcrypt)
> I expected the connection to work. Well, I figured a workaround for
> this: installing libgcrypt20-dev package. After that the connection
> could be made.

Interesting.  Not quite sure what went wrong there, but perhaps some
directory is missing?  An alternative could be that there is a missing
dependency, but I suspect I would have discovered that during testing.
Anyone got any idea what went wrong?

Happy hacking
Petter Reinholdtsen

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