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Starting external diff tool with git results in "Errno architecture..."

asked 2016-10-21 05:47:40 -0500

Neatu Ovidiu gravatar image

updated 2016-10-22 04:17:05 -0500

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Configured git to use meld as difftool:

git config --global diff.tool [meld]
git config --global --add difftool.prompt false

But upon running a diff using:

git difftool file_name

I receive the following error from git:

Errno architecture (x86_64-linux-thread-multi-4.6.3-300.fc24.x86_64) does not match executable architecture (x86_64-linux-thread-multi-4.4.6-301.fc23.x86_64) at /usr/lib64/perl5/ line 11.

Compilation failed in require at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/File/ line 17.

BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/share/perl5/vendor_perl/File/ line 17.

Compilation failed in require at /usr/libexec/git-core/git-difftool line 23.

BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/libexec/git-core/git-difftool line 23.

my setup:

fedora 24
git version 2.7.4
meld 3.16.0
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I updated fedora, the kernel version changed and meld switched to 3.16.3.

Everything works as expected now.

Neatu Ovidiu gravatar imageNeatu Ovidiu ( 2016-10-24 03:24:40 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-10-21 14:15:18 -0500

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updated 2016-10-31 14:47:29 -0500

It looks like you need to update your system. For some reason, you seem to have the F23 version of meld or some other dependency.

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