Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 447803
Thunderbird should warn about plugins which are already availabel in Fedora packages
Last modified: 2018-04-11 14:47:42 EDT
Do you use Lightning as a plugin in your ~/.mozilla or from the Fedora package
thunderbird-lightning? If the former, please, uninstall it and use Fedora
package. Does it help?
Reporter, could you please reply to the previous question? If you won't reply in
one month, I will have to close this bug as INSUFFICIENT_DATA. Thank you.
The problem arose because I followed the instructions in Lighting for add-on's
and installed Lightning from the Mozilla download site. Reinstalling Lightning
from the Fedora RPM fixed the problem.
Given the pernicious nature of this (e.g. follow the application's suggestions,
then silent inexplicable failures) I think our Thunderbird package should
validate the add-on's and issue a warning if it discovers an incompatible add-on
and how to remedy the problem.
re command #4, opps, I meant "followed the instructions in Thunderbird"
(In reply to comment #4)
> Given the pernicious nature of this (e.g. follow the application's suggestions,
> then silent inexplicable failures) I think our Thunderbird package should
> validate the add-on's and issue a warning if it discovers an incompatible
> add-on and how to remedy the problem.
We can think about this.
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