ports/72707: New Thunderbird unusable with IMAP mailboxes

Sebastian Schulze Struchtrup sebastian at struchtrup.de
Fri Oct 15 13:51:42 UTC 2004

Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:

>I ran into this in one of my installations, and I had to remove the
>~/.thunderbird directory to get it working again.  Another installation did
>not have this problem.  So far, that's the only fix I've been able to come
>up with.  If you find a better one, please let me know.
Deleting ~/.thunderbird/<profile>/compreg.dat was enough for me.

According to mozilla.org, this is the "Mozilla XPCOM registry. Files 
where Mozilla keeps track of its components."
Probably something goes wrong when this belongs to an older version.
And maybe, this would solve the problems with an upgrade of firefox.

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