[CentOS] thunderbird-24.2.0-2.el5 is borked
johnny at centos.org
Tue Dec 17 15:57:23 UTC 2013
On 12/17/2013 09:15 AM, Lars Hecking wrote:
> Thanks for the update, Johnny.
>> 1. The mozilla compiled lightning uses a newer glibc than is available
>> in EL5 ... therefore it will not work with the EL5 Thunderbird. There
>> is a thunderbird-lightning package in EPEL testing for EL5
>> (thunderbird-lightning-2.6.4-1.el5.x86_64.rpm) that should address this
>> issue. The upstream mozilla compiled plugin works for EL6. Here is the
>> EL5 x86_64 link to download:
> This is still broken for my use case (Lightning plus "Exchange 2007/2010
> Calendar and Tasks Provider 3.1.3). Launching tb from a terminal, when you
> configure the calendar and either enter the settings manually, or select
> Exchange autodiscovery, then click on "Check server and mailbox" or "Perform
> autodiscovery", resp., the following errors are shown, resp.:
> 1st-setup: Error: Warning: Error during creation of erPrimarySMTPCheckRequest. Err=ReferenceError: erPrimarySMTPCheckRequest is not defined
> 1st-setup: Error: Warning: Could not create erAutoDiscoverRequest. Err=ReferenceError: erAutoDiscoverRequest is not defined
That is another 3rd party plugin ...
I downloaded "exchangecalendar-3.1.3.xpi" and extracted it and I do not
see anything inside there that is glibc specific (no binaries that are
dynamically linked) so, I see no reason it would not work with the EPEL
lightning from testing. That said, I can not test it as I don't have
>> 2. External http, https, and ftp Links may not work from thunderbird:
> This works, although I didn't try if it works without.
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