[CentOS] Thunderbird 78

Thu Dec 3 11:14:51 UTC 2020
Fabian Arrotin <arrfab at centos.org>

On 03/12/2020 08:53, Gerhard Schneider wrote:
> The upstream provider decided to remove OpenGPG support in its
> thunderbird-78 packages, see
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1886962
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1886958
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1837512
> recommending to either use Mozilla binaries, use Flatpak or switch to
> Evolution
> Is there any plan to provide thunderbird-78-full packages in e.g. EPEL,
> ELRepo or somewhere else (like firefox-esr in Ubuntu) or should we use
> Mozilla binaries?
> Thank you in advance!
> Gerhard Schneider

Apart from Flatpak or mozilla binary, one other (ugly, I know) solution
is still to just use the rpm pkg from distro but just extract librnp.so
from upstream thunderbird pkg, put it in place (so that it doesn't
complain about missing .so file needed for the openpgp functions to
work)  ......

Fabian Arrotin
The CentOS Project | https://www.centos.org
gpg key: 17F3B7A1 | twitter: @arrfab

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