[Users] Password get scrambled after installing from source

Jakub Jankiewicz jcubic at onet.pl
Sun Dec 10 14:40:03 CET 2017

On Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:06:04 +0100
Andrej Kacian <andrej at kacian.sk> wrote:

> On Sun, 10 Dec 2017 13:45:37 +0100
> Jakub Jankiewicz <jcubic at onet.pl> wrote:
> > I had installation in Fedora of Claws and on top of that I've installed
> > the version from git source.
> > 
> > After installation passwords for two of my accounts get replaced with some
> > garbage and I needed to updated it.
> > 
> > Weird enough one password was fine. The only difference is that account
> > that was fine was the last one and there was one account that was not
> > selected in between accounts that had password replaced and the password
> > that was not replaced.
> > 
> > Is this a bug? Should I report it in Bugzilla?
> > 
> > The version installed in Fedora was 3.15.1.  
> Sounds like a bug, yes. Do you still have both Claws Mail versions side
> by side (one from Fedora package, one self-compiled, and presumably
> installed in /usr/local) ? If so, try running each in turn, and look at
> what the passwords look like in account preferences.

It seems that I have both but the old one don't have show password option but
it seems the password is fine because I don't get error when I fetch emails.

Jakub Jankiewicz, Web Developer

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