Thunderbird 68, Windows, 32-bit and 64-bit

Wayne Mery vseerror at lehigh.edu
Sun May 12 13:21:08 UTC 2019


On 5/10/2019 4:52 AM, Jörg Knobloch wrote:
> On 10 May 2019 10:14, Magnus Melin wrote:
>> I don't see any possibility to go 32-bit only. Given 64-bit is only 
>> available since around 2 months (and beta only), it seems too soon to 
>> make it default. It's something to consider, but I believe it also 
>> needs some technical work for migrating existing users.
>
> As mentioned before, there's also one remaining issue at least:
>
> Bug 1509918 - "use thunderbird as default client" prompt on every 
> startup on Windows 7 using TB 64bit
> That about registering TB as default mail client in Windows.
>
> Bug 1517955 - "MailTo: doesn't work – Thunderbird x64 no standard 
> program choice" may be a duplicate.
>
> Jörg.


There is also Bug 1390850 - Enable the 32 bit to 64 bit migration for 
Thunderbird. <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1390850> 
which may require strings?  And coordination with sancus for website 
bits.  And of course testing.

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