[rescue] [Fwd: Re: [Enigmail] Problem creating language pack]

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Fri Nov 2 07:14:25 CDT 2007

Speaking of *ubuntu ....

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [Enigmail] Problem creating language pack
Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2007 10:59:53 +0000
From: Antonio Manuel Dias <ammdias at gmail.com>
Reply-To: Enigmail user discussion list <enigmail at mozdev.org>
To: Enigmail user discussion list <enigmail at mozdev.org>
References: <8cc0062c0711020139u59ed5bfbv4e6f51e7192bfd52 at mail.gmail.com>


Cristian KLEIN escreveu:
> But when I try to install the xpi, Thunderbird shows the following error:
> --- cut here ---
> "Enigmail ro-RO" could not be installed because of an error in its
> Install Manifest ("{847b3a00-7bf-11d4-8f02-006008948af5}" is not a
> valid GUID). Please contact the author of this item about the problem.
> --- end here ---
> I use Ubuntu Gutsy, Thunderbird version (20071022), Enigmail
> version 0.95.5 (20071027).

The problem is with the awk interpreter that ships with Ubuntu, "mawk".
(actually, it's a standards interpretation confict). Replace it with Gnu
awk and you should be able to build a good XPI.  More information here:



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