Thunderbird, enigmail, and GCC 3.4
delphij at delphij.net
Wed Mar 5 00:01:11 UTC 2008
Coleman Kane wrote:
> I'd like to call your attention to ports/117285:
> There seems to be some trouble when thunderbird is compiled with GCC
> 4.x. The current manifestation of this problem is a segfault on the
> registration (when thunderbird restarts) of the enigmail extension,
> which causes the install to fail to register the internal enigmime service.
> The above PR suggests downgrading thunderbird to GCC 3.4 until the
> problem is fixed. I don't know how many other extensions are affected by
> Either that, or the security/enigmail-thunderbird port should be
> modified so that it displays a message warning the user that it won't
> work after it is installed.
> AFAICT, it only affects amd64. Maybe USE_GCC can be 3.4 on amd64, and
> 3.4+ elsewhere?
> Thoughts? Comments?
It seems that latest thunderbird gives me signal 8 (SIGFPE) upon
extension registration. I am busy at work right now and have no time to
investigate this, but building with gcc 3.4 did not worked for me (I've
modified both USE_GCC to 3.4, using -CURRENT as of today) :(
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