[sylpheed:36404] Re: [ANNOUNCE] Sylpheed 3.5rc2 released

Gene Goldenfeld genegold at fastmail.com
Tue Jan 5 02:18:55 JST 2016

On Mon, 4 Jan 2016 15:17:52 +0900
Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp> wrote:

> Gene Goldenfeld <genegold at fastmail.com> wrote:
> > > I'm finding the Win32 patch to 3.5.0 is destructive. The program
> I've checked the patch sylpheed-3.5rc2-win32-patch.zip with the
> following procedure, and didn't find any problem (on Windows 7).
> 1. Extract sylpheed-3.5beta3-win32.zip or sylpheed-3.5rc-win32.zip
> 2. Run Sylpheed and do any operation
> 3. Quit Sylpheed
> 4. Overwrite 1. with the contents of sylpheed-3.5rc2-win32-patch.zip
> 5. Run Sylpheed and do any operation

In effect that's what I did, as I've been doing with patches for years
unless instructed otherwise. I had been running 3.5rc, so upon computer
startup read my email in 3.5rc, closed it and copied over the patch.
Did it twice with the same results, as reported. Win 8.1 Pro x64


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