On Fri, 2009-08-14 at 11:45 -0400, Thomas Dean wrote:
> I am a security researcher at Queen's University in Canada.
> We are working on a model based intelligent fuzzer for text
> based protocols and data files. One of the file formats
> we were looking at was iCalendar file format. We are trying
> to build an earlier version of Evolution (2.6.0) that had several
> bugs. However wee have run into a few problems.
> 
> We installed ubuntu 6.06 on a machine (Evolution 2.6.1) and
> downloaded Evolution client 2.6.0 source code. The idea was
> to compile only the 2.6.0 client (with the bug) and use
> the rest of the installed system.
> 
> As confiuration:
> 1) we set PKG_CONFIG_PATH to "/usr/lib/pkgconfig:/home/benkam/ 
> evolution/lib/pkgconfig"
> 
> 2) we added /home/benkam/evolution/lib/bonobo/servers to /etc/bonobo- 
> activation
> 
> 3) used ./configure --prefix=/home/benkam/evolution
> 
> make followed by make install seems to produce a complete working  
> install of the
> Evolution 2.6.0 client in the /home/benkam/evolution directory.  The  
> about reports
> 2.6.0.  However the bugs did not seem to be reproducable. We inserted  
> some
> tracing calls into several key files that are compiled into the  
> evolution libraries.
> After rebuilding and reinstalling, the trace output did not appear,  
> leading us
> to believe that the 2.6.1 libraries are being called from the globally  
> installed
> application.
> 
> Could anyone give any pointers to what we we did wrong, and how we can  
> get
> a local 2.6.0 copy running?
> 
> Many thanks...
> 
> Tom.
> 
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How are you starting your evo instance?
Any calls to invoke evo need to be done with the calling environment set
such that your --prefix location is utilized first.




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