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ovito not startable : Auto configuration failed - QMutex: destroying locked mutex


I'd like to draw your attention on this old issue :

It is still current to me (Fedora 31), with the same error message as described in the issue.

140572110413568:error:25066067:DSO support routines:DLFCN_LOAD:could not load the shared library:dso_dlfcn.c:162:filename( cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
140572110413568:error:25070067:DSO support routines:DSO_load:could not load the shared library:dso_lib.c:244:
140572110413568:error:0E07506E:configuration file routines:MODULE_LOAD_DSO:error loading dso:conf_mod.c:285:module=ssl_conf, path=ssl_conf
140572110413568:error:0E076071:configuration file routines:MODULE_RUN:unknown module name:conf_mod.c:222:module=ssl_conf
QMutex: destroying locked mutex
Segmentation fault

As I mentioned, a workaround is running ovito with the command export OPENSSL_CONF=/etc/ssl/; ovito

Though, I thought you'd want to be aware that it is still occuring (my linux installation is rather old now), and the workaround could be useful to anyone looking for a fix on this forum.