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Re: Claws Mail missing libetpan

From: Efraim Flashner
Subject: Re: Claws Mail missing libetpan
Date: Thu, 2 Jan 2020 20:52:29 +0200

On Thu, Jan 02, 2020 at 12:29:47PM -0500, Julien Lepiller wrote:
> Le 2 janvier 2020 12:14:50 GMT-05:00, Marco van Hulten <address@hidden> a 
> écrit :
> >Hello—
> >
> >I get an error compiling Claws Mail (claws-mail):
> >
> >checking for libetpan-config... no
> >*** Claws Mail requires libetpan 0.57 or newer. See
> > 
> >*** You can use --disable-libetpan if you don't need IMAP4 and/or NNTP
> >support.
> >configure: error: libetpan 0.57 not found
> >command
> >"/gnu/store/29jhbbg1hf557x8j53f9sxd9imlmf02a-bash-minimal-5.0.7/bin/bash"
> >"./configure"
> >"CONFIG_SHELL=/gnu/store/29jhbbg1hf557x8j53f9sxd9imlmf02a-bash-minimal-5.0.7/bin/bash"
> >"SHELL=/gnu/store/29jhbbg1hf557x8j53f9sxd9imlmf02a-bash-minimal-5.0.7/bin/bash"
> >"--prefix=/gnu/store/knhrmn4cjqyxrmbwqm33vwakma8gcpql-claws-mail-3.17.4"
> >"--enable-fast-install" "--build=x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu"
> >"--enable-gnutls" "--enable-pgpmime-plugin" "--enable-enchant"
> >"--enable-ldap" failed with status 1
> >
> >First installing libetpan (the Guix package) does not help.
> >
> >—Marco
> There's no reason it should help: builds are completely isolated from the 
> host environment. There is nothing you can do to influence them.
> I'm sorry I can't help though, because I have a charger issue for my laptop. 
> I don't remember having an issue with claws-mail recently, so maybe try to 
> run guix pull if you're not already on the latest version.
> Otherwise, what is the version of libetpan in guix and does it contain a 
> libetpan-config?

I recently upgraded libetpan from 1.9.3 to 1.9.4, and with it we lost
the libetpan-config binary. There's an open bug¹ with libetpan upstream
to mention the now missing binary. There's also an upstream patch² but
I'm having a hard time getting it to work.


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