Thunderbird

Robert Xu robxu9 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 13:26:31 PST 2009


Hi, I'm pretty new here, and I just wanted to say Thunderbird was
released today (that's the reason i posted to this thread). Do you
have an exact date of when you'll update to thunderbird 3?


On Dec 8, 2009, at 0:58, DJ Lucas <dj at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> On 12/07/2009 11:11 PM, Treah Blade wrote:
>> The current version of thunderbird is 2.0.0.23 the one included in
>> the
>> blfs dev is 2.0.0.12 this is 11 revisions back and the current one
>> includes many bug fixes and many security fixes. I understand that
>> you
>> need time to test new versions to make sure they work alright. The
>> problem here is that 2.0.0.12 does not compile cleanly when you use
>> the dev version of LFS and the dev version of BLFS. It fails to
>> compile unless you apply a patch to fix a source file or use work
>> arounds in the .mozconfig.  You may wanna update the version that is
>> in the dev book.
>
> Nor is 2.0.0.12+ usable in TWM (or probably anything other than a
> Gnome
> environment).  We are pretty much stuck.  I think .11 provided
> correctly
> sized dialogs when patched, but I'm not sure as it's been a while
> since
> I messed with it.  Since the 3x betas are running great, I decided to
> wait until the 3.0 release.
>
> Note that you will not be able to build against a system XUL for
> TB3...specifically problems with mozab, glue, and ldap.  Sorry, not
> about to try and hack up XUL specifically for mozab because we'd be
> too
> far out from upstream, nor do I honestly know how to pull in the
> needed
> sub-projects.  I'm not exactly sure how this is going to pan out for
> OOo
> address book integration as I haven't even began to look at OOo-3 yet.
>
> -- DJ Lucas
>
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