[Users] Claws Mail for WIndows 64 bit?
Bjørn T Johansen
btj at havleik.no
Thu Jun 15 08:22:16 CEST 2017
On Wed, 14 Jun 2017 14:33:30 +0200
Andrej Kacian <andrej at kacian.sk> wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:51:29 +0200
> Bjørn T Johansen <btj at havleik.no> wrote:
> > I see it says that the 64 bit version is experimental. Should I not
> > use it or should it work?
> Hi, feel free to give it a try. It works for me on Windows 7 and as
> far as I can tell, is exactly as stable as the 32-bit version. However,
> several users reported that is is unusable for them due to very
> frequent crashes. I have no idea why (and would really welcome insight
> of someone experienced with Windows programming/debugging, which I
> That is why it is marked as experimental.
> That said, there is barely any reason to use it. Claws Mail is not the
> kind of computer program which would hit the limits of a 32-bit
> environment. The only real reason we've encountered so far were
> calendars (for the vCalendar plugin) with events far into the future
> (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2038_problem). And I suspect that
> our recent move to a newer version of the Libical library might have
> taken care even of that problem (it's just a guess, though).
Ok, thx... :)
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