Blue Shell PPA for Firefox -- package name confusion

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sat Nov 3 02:46:08 UTC 2012


Rohan Garg <rohan16garg at gmail.com> wrote:

>Alrighty, here's a solution that I propose :
>
>Add a firefox-kde meta package that declares a explicit dependency on
>the
>firefox from the PPA ( as well as kmozillahelper ). This is the
>package targeted towards the general users who want Firefox and KDE
>integration.
>
>Other users who want Firefox with KDE integration but still want to get
>security updates can install the specific firefox version from the ppa
>by
>supplying the version over the apt command line or adding the PPA and
>upgrading.
>
>Thoughts?
>
>Best
>Rohan Garg
>
>
>www.launchpad.net/~rohangarg
>
>
>On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 11:52 AM, Jussi Kekkonen <tmt at ubuntu.com>
>wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Without knowing the details more in depth, is there any particular
>> reason why the whole Firefox is bundled with the support? Any way it
>> could be a just support provided to "ubuntu-stock" Firefox as
>separate
>> package?
>>
>> On 20 September 2012 21:36, Rohan Garg <rohan16garg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Harald also pointed out that this would pose a security risk as we
>do
>> > not have releases the same day as ubuntu.
>> >
>> >
>> > On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 11:55 PM, Rohan Garg
><rohan16garg at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> As suggested on IRC a couple of minutes, would it be viable to
>> >> document pinning the package using Muon? Jonathan says that this
>can
>> >> be done via muon ( downgrade the package and then pin it to the
>> >> current version ).
>> >>
>> >> Best
>> >> Rohan Garg
>> >>
>> >> On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 11:53 PM, Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan
>> >> <ovidiu.b13 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>> +1
>> >>>
>> >>> Ovidiu - Florin Bogdan
>> >>> mob: +40 743-135.018 _
>> >>> I enjoy the massacre of ads. This sentence will slaughter ads
>without a
>> >>> messy bloodbath.
>> >>> http://www.google.com/profiles/ovidiu.b13
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 12:22 AM, Steve Riley <steve at rileyz.net>
>> wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> On 2012-09-19 22:34:11 Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan
><ovidiu.b13 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>>> >
>> >>>> > Does this package contain any elements that are specific to
>KDE?
>> >>>>
>> >>>> It's Firefox compiled with KDE support. More info here:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> https://launchpad.net/~blue-shell/+archive/firefox-kde
>> >>>>
>> >>>> ...Steve
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
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I missed the start of this thread.  You're just talking about PPA packages, right?

Scott K



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