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Re: Thunderbird almost unusable after upgrade




On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 5:49 AM, Jape Person <japers@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 08/11/2017 06:27 PM, Javier Barroso wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 9:43 PM, Sven Hartge <sven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>
>>> Sven Joachim <svenjoac@xxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 2017-08-10 10:24 -0400, Jape Person wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>> After this upgrade
>>>>>
>>>>> thunderbird:amd64 (1:52.2.1-4, 1:52.2.1-4+b1)
>>>>>
>>>>> Thunderbird in Cinnamon DE is almost completely useless because
>>>>> portions of its windows / text / toolbars don't repaint until the
>>>>> window is resized. Is anyone else seeing this?
>>>
>>>
>>>> Yes, see https://bugs.debian.org/871629.
>>>
>>>
>>> Confirmation: Rebuilding 1:52.2.1-4 with gcc-6/g++-6 as the compiler
>>> fixes the problem.
>>
>>
>> You can also download thunderbird and its addons from
>> http://snapshot.debian.org/package/icedove/1%3A52.2.1-4/, selecting
>> your architecture
>>
>> See what packages have you installed from icedove them:
>>
>>   aptitude search '?and(?source-package(icedove),?installed)'
>>
>> Download to Download/icedove and install with apt install
>> ./Download/icedove/*.deb
>>
>> Regards
>>
>>
>
> I was just getting frustrated enough to do the recompile. Ugh. I'm old, have
> poor eyesight, and was not anxious to do that while recovering from
> pneumonia.
>
> I'll give it a shot.
>
> Thank you much for the reminder. I used to love to do things the hard way,
> but that's not my thing any more. Just spent today doing a system
> installation and configuration for a system that lost a solid state drive.
>
> JP
>
It is solved in sid now (maintainer rebuild it with gcc 6)

Regards