Advise to Debian users: don’t upgrade libmrss!

In the last few weeks, there have been a lot of bug reports about how newsbeuter suddenly stopped reloading feeds. The reason for this issue is that the latest version of libmrss, 0.19.0, made some incompatible ABI changes which broke newsbeuter. So if you haven’t already upgraded libmrss, then don’t do it, and if you have upgraded libmrss, then downgrade to a 0.18.x version of libmrss. Also, please don’t file any additional bug reports, as there are already several handed over to libmrss: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/pkgreport.cgi?pkg=libmrss;dist=unstable

Don’t worry, a new version of newsbeuter will be out soon, and it won’t depend on libnxml and libmrss anymore, so in the future, there will be no more breakage coming from one of these two libraries.

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