Thunderbird-38.0.1 integrates lightning? Very disturbing!!

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at
Wed Jul 1 13:02:50 UTC 2015

On 1 July 2015 at 12:14, Ian Malone <ibmalone at> wrote:
> It appears to have broken the ability to install the gdata provider,
> at least when I installed a new F22 system at the weekend I found I
> couldn't install it because it requires the lightning package which is
> obsoleted by current thunderbird.

That's a packaging bug; either thunderbird should obsolete _and_
provide thunderbird-lightning or thunderbird-lightning-gdata should be
changed to require thunderbird instead of -lightning. You should file
a bug so that the issue is tracked/fixed.

Ahmad Samir

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