claws-mail hosed in today's Rawhide

Michał Piotrowski mkkp4x4 at
Tue Mar 29 19:21:17 UTC 2011

W dniu 29 marca 2011 21:11 użytkownik Michael Schwendt
<mschwendt at> napisał:
> On Tue, 29 Mar 2011 18:31:37 +0200, Michał wrote:
>> > On Tue, 29 Mar 2011 17:19:06 +0200, Michał wrote:
>> >
>> >> Quilt was also not changed for F15 and it's broken
>> >>
>> >
>> > But "patch" was modified in a way that caused regression
>> > in some tools/apps, see:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> I downgraded patch to the first F14 version and it did not solve the problem.
> Which you have mentioned in bz already. But what are you trying to prove?

I do not want to prove anything :), I just wonder if there is a bug in
one of the major libraries that breakes software.

> Obviously, it's possible to break existing apps by releasing broken
> updates of tools/libraries/modules, which are used by the apps. I didn't
> claim that patch would be the culprit. I just pointed at the update that
> temporarily caused problems and broke interdiff/patchutils.
> That's a different scenario than the Claws Mail rebuild.
> There is a test-case for Quilt, so it should be possible to debug it and
> find out why it fails to apply the patch files. Alternatively, you could
> examine Quilt's dependencies (Perl modules it seems!) and compare with
> "rpm -qa --last|less" to see whether any of those packages have been
> updated recently. In conjunction with a brief look at the source code it
> might be that you could reduce the number of packages a lot.
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