[ubuntu-art] firefox-themes-ubuntu FTBFS - can anyone help ?
frank at ffnn.nl
Thu Oct 4 13:51:23 BST 2007
On Oct 4, 2007, at 2:37 PM, Alexander Sack wrote:
> What patches are needed against the firefox code base? Shouldn't a
> theme package be enough?
There are no patches needed against the Firefox *codebase*, but the
customized themes are created by patching specific portions of the
standard Firefox *chrome* while reusing the rest of the chrome as is.
Basically the build process looks like this:
– copy (unpack) default Firefox 2 chrome
– patch stylesheets, graphics and assemble icon sheets
– pack the patched chrome into theme JARs
– create Debian package of the theme JARs
I was suggesting I could help someone with the file locations and
places where you'd want to "patch" the default chrome. The Firefox
codebase remains fully untouched.
With kind regards,
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