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FS#48634 - [bbdb] Update to 3.1.2-1 breaks gnus/message integration without configuraton changes.

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Shawn Nock (nocko) - Saturday, 19 March 2016, 14:09 GMT
Last edited by Sergej Pupykin (sergej) - Saturday, 19 March 2016, 20:18 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Sergej Pupykin (sergej)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



Upon updating to bbdb-3.1.2-1; running (bbdb-initialize 'gnus 'message):

Gnus will not start, but fails with:
Symbol's function definition is void: bbdb-insinuate-gnus . Message bombs with a similar missing symbol.

As it turns out, the initialization for bbdb-3 is abjectly stupid.

The old way (makes sense):

(require 'bbdb)
(bbdb-initialize 'gnus 'message)

The new way (hurrah!, garbage boilerplate):

(require 'bbdb-loaddefs)
(require 'bbdb)
(bbdb-initialize 'gnus 'message)
(bbdb-mua-auto-update-init 'gnus 'message)

Please add a gnus breakage section to to the install message and release -2. It'll save poor saps like me some time.
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Closed by  Sergej Pupykin (sergej)
Saturday, 19 March 2016, 20:18 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed