Thunderbird, enigmail, and GCC 3.4

Alex Dupre ale at
Tue Apr 22 06:15:28 UTC 2008

Xin LI wrote:
> Finally I caught the issue for thunderbird.  It was due to the
> difference between our floating point handling and Linux's counterpart.
> ~ The patch attached would fix the problem at thunderbird part.

Thanks Xin.

> Unfortunately enigmail plugin compiled with gcc 4.x as shipped with
> FreeBSD 7.0+ would still crash with Signal 11, but with gcc 3.4 it would
> work fine.  I have not yet figured out why this would happen...

So you confirm me that the only broken combination is FreeBSD 7 + amd64
and the fix is to compile only enigmail with gcc 3.4, right?

Alex Dupre

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