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Bug 456651 - claws-mail should not depend on pilot-link
claws-mail should not depend on pilot-link
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: claws-mail (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Andreas Bierfert
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-25 07:00 EDT by Wade Brainerd
Modified: 2010-12-05 02:09 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-12-05 02:09:36 EST
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Description Wade Brainerd 2008-07-25 07:00:19 EDT
Description of problem:

The claws-mail package depends on pilot-link, a 1.3mb package related to Palm
Pilot syncing.  This is wasteful and annoying since it doubles the size of a
claws-mail installation, and claws-mail is otherwise very light.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

1. yum install claws-mail

2. Observe the dependencies.
Comment 1 Christopher D. Stover 2008-10-27 11:56:47 EDT
This bug has been triaged & verified pilot-link is still a dependency.
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-11-25 21:35:55 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 3 Michael Schwendt 2009-08-03 06:59:46 EDT
$ ldd /usr/bin/claws-mail | grep pisock => /usr/lib/ (0x0315a000)

That sounds like a WONTFIX, because this feature is built into Claws Mail.
Comment 4 Andreas Bierfert 2009-08-03 13:40:40 EDT
Hm, I requested this with upstream a while back. Will ping them again.
Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 03:10:03 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle.
Changing version to '12'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2010-11-04 07:50:22 EDT
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2010-12-05 02:09:36 EST
Fedora 12 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-12-02. Fedora 12 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
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