Thunderbird-38.0.1 integrates lightning? Very disturbing!!

Ian Malone ibmalone at
Wed Jul 1 13:44:47 UTC 2015

On 1 July 2015 at 14:02, Ahmad Samir <ahmadsamir3891 at> wrote:
> On 1 July 2015 at 12:14, Ian Malone <ibmalone at> wrote:
> <snip>
>> 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.

Thought that might be the case, but hadn't been able to find out
whether the lightning package really had been retired or if it was
just one of the metadata caching problems you occasionally run into.


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