make install does not configure/link installation for libgcrypt for gpg2
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Description

Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS, all tarballs installed from source
Not sure why this is caused,
an old version of libgcrypt was only found, even as I installed the newer
version from tarball and libgcrypt-config --version shows the correctly one.

Maybe the installation script could be updated therefore.

echo "/usr/local/lib" > /etc/ld.so.conf.d/gpg2.conf && ldconfig -v

works for me.
idea from https://gist.github.com/mattrude/3883a3801613b048d45b

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Version
2.1.19
MisterXYZ set Version to 2.1.19.
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wk added a subscriber: wk.Apr 3 2017, 9:43 AM

This is no a bug but a non-proper installation of libgcrypt. In fact the output
of libgcrypt's "make install" shows hints on how to finish the install; also
pointing to ldconfig.

In general it is not easy to install a newer version of a library on a system
which already has an older version of that library.

wk removed a project: gnupg (gpg21).
marcus closed this task as Invalid.Jul 17 2017, 5:51 PM