Thunderbird 60 --> 68 ... and google oauth ... and add-ons

John Bieling john.bieling at gmx.de
Fri Nov 1 11:29:55 UTC 2019


Google changed their OAUTH last week, without any notice.




Am 01.11.2019 um 11:23 schrieb Eyal Rozenberg:
> > Unfortunately this issue also affects users of the EOL version 60.
>
> How is this possible? 60 has been out for a very long time - and for
> all this time, people could not use Gmail IMAP? Or - am I
> misunderstanding what the issue is about?
>
> On 01/11/2019 3:14, Wayne Mery wrote:
>> We just got hit with a major issue with google oauth
>> <https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fbugzilla.mozilla.org%2Fshow_bug.cgi%3Fid%3D1592407&data=02%7C01%7Ceyalroz%40alumni.technion.ac.il%7C12fb4348bce848ed7e5008d75e68dbc6%7Cf1502c4cee2e411c9715c855f6753b84%7C1%7C0%7C637081677407922896&sdata=IM20QKpx3uTcSpJKkF5d6HbOac6f%2BO%2Btde0uYtyj3yM%3D&reserved=0>
>> which forced us to quickly ship 68.2.1 and beta 71.0b2.  These went
>> live earlier today, and version 68 users are being aggressively
>> updated. Without this fix, authentication using oauth to google
>> services (calendar, imap, etc) fails.
>>
>> Unfortunately this issue also affects users of the EOL version 60.  A
>> decision will be made shortly on whether to update version 60, or
>> just open the floodgates to update users to 68. The brings up some
>> timely important points:
>>
>> 1. Serious issues develop in old versions which necessitate their
>> being abandoned in favor of newer versions whose code we are able to
>> fix.  We will be enabling automatic updates in a few days to update
>> version 60 users up to version 68.
>>
>> *2. Add-ons -- ***The good news is m*any updated versions of add-ons
>> have recently been approved. The bad news is many still need to be
>> updated and submitted for review.  Time is running out if you **are a
>> developer who wants their add-on to work for the many users that will
>> **_very soon_**be on version 68. *If you need assistance you will
>> want to visit https://developer.thunderbird.net/add-ons/tb68
>>
>> 3. Several people have adopted abandoned add-ons and fixed them to
>> work for version 68.  If you want to help in that effort please
>> contact Chris. <mailto:cleidigh at gmail.com>
>>
>>
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