[Users] Compiling claws-mail on openSUSE Leap 42.3
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Sat Jul 14 10:39:38 CEST 2018
As advised by Ralf Mardorf in bug 4048 I am opening a
thread to ask about compiling claws-mail on openSUSE
@Ralf Mardorf - you suggested that I look for a
However this page does not show any official packages
for Leap, only some community provided ones with
patches which I honestly don't trust 100%, so I would
rather not install them. I tried compiling checkinstall
from source but it throws quite a few errors (perhaps
that's why patches are needed). As a whole this
checkinstall doesn't seem actively maintained and
obviously not quite fit to openSUSE, so I would prefer
not to depend on such tool, especially long term.
So my questions are:
1. Can you suggest another way to proceed (without
2. Before proceeding with installation: How would I
perform a clean uninstall of claws-mail? (in case I
want to switch back to the rpm by openSUSE)
@Paul, in the bug report you wrote:
> There is, of course, in the standard place: the
> INSTALL file included with the code.
That one seems quite different from the instructions
given by Ralf, e.g. it does not include running
autogen.sh or checkinstall. With it question 2
still remains. Which procedure is correct?
Can you guys help with all that please?
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