After update Thunderbird crashs constantly

Peter l Jakobi lists at
Sat Mar 1 23:40:27 UTC 2008

On Sat, Mar 01, 2008 at 04:17:05PM -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
> Wade Smart wrote:
> > Did anyone notice that after the Thunderbird update today that 
> > Thunderbird is now crashing constantly? Ok, crashing is not the word. 
> > When I send a email it just disappears - the entire app. When I check 
> > mail, move mail to any folder, try to add a new calendar event - it just 
> > goes away.

Karl wrote:
> always. If you haven't rebooted since the update do that right now.

Karl, you shouldn't need to reboot due to updates, unless you've changed
the kernel and want to use the newly installed one immediately.

Everything else should at most require a start/stop script or login/logout
when X / gdm / ... has been updates. Of course, a reboot subsumes all that.

To Wade: No thunderbird probs with the update on 64bit.

(though I'm maybe 40 days late with an kernel-upgrade-related reboot -
not  much  of  a  concern,  as  this  box  is  neither  firewall   nor

Peter l Jakobi
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