thunderbird - gnome integration should work even without -gnome-support

Bug #543060 reported by Alexander Sack on 2010-03-20
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This bug affects 8 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
thunderbird (Ubuntu)
High
Chris Coulson
Lucid
High
Chris Coulson

Bug Description

Binary package hint: thunderbird

leftover from 526290 ... we should do something similar like we do in firefox:

 + install the gnome components in the main package
 + strip the gnome dependencies from the main package
 + add the gnome dependencies to the -gnome-support package (which besides from that is empty)

Alexander Sack (asac) on 2010-03-20
Changed in thunderbird (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
assignee: nobody → Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson)
Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote :

This actually seems to have regressed from Karmic, so bumping the importance

affects: thunderbird (Ubuntu) → ubuntu
affects: Ubuntu Lucid → thunderbird (Ubuntu Lucid)
Changed in thunderbird (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Wishlist → High
milestone: none → ubuntu-10.04
tags: added: regression-potential
Changed in thunderbird (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Triaged → In Progress
Changed in thunderbird (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package thunderbird - 3.0.4+nobinonly-0ubuntu4

---------------
thunderbird (3.0.4+nobinonly-0ubuntu4) lucid; urgency=low

  [ Micah Gersten <email address hidden> ]
  * fix LP: #509248 - Thunderbird 3 Shows only English dictionary in Spell
    menu; Don't install Thunderbird dictionaries; Link Thunderbird dictionaries
    folder to system dictionaries; Create symlink in postinst if dictionaries
    dir is empty
    - update debian/thunderbird.postinst.in
    - update debian/thunderbird.install
    - update debian/rules

  [ Chris Coulson <email address hidden> ]
  * Fix LP: #543060 - gnome integration should work even without -gnome-support.
    Move the gnome components to the main thunderbird package whilst using
    thunderbird-gnome-support to pull in the gnome dependencies:
    - update debian/rules
    - remove debian/thunderbird-gnome-support.postinst.in
    - remove debian/thunderbird-gnome-support.prerm.in
    - add replaces/breaks to thunderbird on previous versions of
      thunderbird-gnome-supportm to ensure the upgrade works
 -- Chris Coulson <email address hidden> Tue, 20 Apr 2010 16:18:24 +0100

Changed in thunderbird (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
John Vivirito (gnomefreak) wrote :

I haven't checked email in a week but as of today's daily it is not fixed. this is using *-gnome-support package

John Vivirito (gnomefreak) wrote :

Chris, This bug is about clicking on links in TB3 and getting the open with applications dialogue pop up?
If so this is not fixed in Daily packages but seems that this fix was pushed to .head.? Still broken using new profile and safe-mode.
I'm going to reopen this bug so i can find it in less than 1 hour when i need it in next day or 3.

John Vivirito (gnomefreak) wrote :

Chris im leaving you assigned so it doesnt close the bug without one of us doing it.

version of packages:
thunderbird:
  Installed: 3.0.6~hg20100512r4857+nobinonly-0ubuntu1~umd1
thunderbird-gnome-support:
  Installed: 3.0.6~hg20100512r4857+nobinonly-0ubuntu1~umd1

Changed in thunderbird (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Released → Incomplete
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

This report is tagged 'regression-potential' and set to 'incomplete' without activity for more than 3 months. Could you please clarify if it's fixed in Maverick or not ?

Thanks in advance.

Micah Gersten (micahg) wrote :

This was fixed in Maverick.. This bug was to install the libs in thunderbird and just use the binary -gnome-support package for the binary depends which was completed. Please file a new bug if you're still having issues with something else.

Changed in thunderbird (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Fix Released
Micah Gersten (micahg) wrote :

Er...fixed in Lucid, but you get the idea :)

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