[Users] HTML fancy doesn't work anymore

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Sat Feb 4 16:04:38 CET 2017

On Sat, 4 Feb 2017 15:59:14 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Sat, 4 Feb 2017 13:27:31 +0100, Andrej Kacian wrote:
>>On Sat, 4 Feb 2017 13:14:05 +0100
>>Uwe <mm at edor.eu> wrote:
>>> I couldn't figure out, if is there a way to get the "fancy plugin"
>>> back and running?
>>> Does anybody have a solution?    
>>The only thing that is happening is that your distribution is dropping
>>the webkitgtk library, nobody can prevent you from having it on your
>>You can compile older webkitgtk yourself, keep it e.g. in /usr/local,
>>and do the same with claws-mail (although preferably newer, not older
>>in this case).  
>There seems to be no need for the OP to compile either webkit or
>[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ pacman -Si webkitgtk2 | head -3
>Repository      : extra
>Name            : webkitgtk2
>Version         : 2.4.11-4
>[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ downgrade claws-mail
>Available packages:
>   1) claws-mail-3.14.1-2-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz (remote)
>   2) claws-mail-3.14.1-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz (remote)
>   [snip]
>...webkit is still in the repository and it's still possible to
>roll back to 3.14.1-1. There unlikely is an soname issue, since I'm
>running 3.14.1 since...
>[rocketmouse at archlinux ~]$ pacman -Qi
>claws-mail-git | grep Build Build Date : Wed 23 Nov 2016 01:54:01 AM
>...but I don't use the fancy plugin, no IMAP etc., so I might be
>Downgrade is available by the AUR:
>Maybe the OP kept the package in the cache, then...
>$ sudo pacman -U /var/cache/pacman/pkg/claws-mail-3.14.1-1-*.pkg.tar.xz
>...is all that has to be done.

Did I misunderstand something? Is an older version of webkit known to
have no vulnerabilities? If so, then yes, rebuilding it most likely is

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