Thunderbird, enigmail, and GCC 3.4
schmidt at ze.tum.de
Thu Mar 6 16:46:56 UTC 2008
Jeremy Messenger schrieb:
> On Tue, 04 Mar 2008 17:07:19 -0600, Coleman Kane <cokane at cokane.org> 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
>> 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 this.
>> 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?
> The enigmail port has to be fix. I disagree to change in thunderbird
> port to have that USE_GCC. In the past, I have suggested Aryeh M.
> Friedman to check in Gentoo to see if it can solves his problem, but I
> don't know if he did.
> Maybe you can try to remove USE_GCC=3.4 and 'make patch' in
> engimail-thunderbird then go in work directory and remove the
> gcc_hidden.h and touch this file. After that, try to build
> engimail-thunderbird to see if it works for you with GCC 4.x. Make sure
> Thunderbird is built with GCC 4.x too.
> If it doesn't work for you, there is another bugzilla that is blaming on
> binutils bug.
I have tried to update to thungerbird 18.104.22.168 and enigmail 0.95.6 yesterday
and there is still a problem. enigmime doesnt work.
FreeBSD etustar.ze.tum.de 7.0-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 7.0-PRERELEASE #3: Mon Jan 7
07:39:02 CET 2008 root at etustar.ze.tum.de:/usr/src/sys/amd64/compile/ETUSTAR
Using USE_GCC=3.4 doesn't solve the problem. I ahve not found a solution. As I
need Enigmail i have downgraeded to thungerbird 22.214.171.124 and enigmail 0.95.5
both compiles with gcc34.
So there seams to be a different problem.
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