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Re: thunderbird user interface doesn't draw/update properly after a hardware upgrade




On 2017-08-12 16:07 -0400, Gary Dale wrote:

> On 12/08/17 01:00 PM, Sven Joachim wrote:
>> On 2017-08-12 12:28 -0400, Gary Dale wrote:
>>
>>> I'm running Thunderbird on a Debian/Buster system but my profile is
>>> stored on a Debian/Stretch server. I've been doing it this way for
>>> years.
>>>
>>> When I brought my systems back up yesterday, everything seems OK (in
>>> fact noticeably faster than before - including accessing files on my
>>> network shares). However Thunderbird is almost unusable.
>>>
>>> When I start Thunderbird, even in safe mode, it launches OK but the
>>> panels don't draw themselves.
>> That'shttps://bugs.debian.org/871629.  Remedy: upgrade thunderbird to
>> 1:52.2.1-5 from sid or downgrade to 1:52.2.1-4.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>         Sven
>>
> That's not doable, it appears. The same version that is in Buster is
> also in Sid

No, although packages.debian.org is outdated.

> There's an earlier
> version in Stretch but it depends on libhunspell v1.4 and v1.6 is
> installed. Removing libhunspell has a lot of consequences.

Pardon me: aren't libhunspell-1.4-0 and libhunspell-1.6-0 coinstallable?

Cheers,
       Sven