Future of xulrunner

Alexander Sack asac at ubuntu.com
Tue Jan 26 11:54:28 GMT 2010

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 09:23:17AM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Le vendredi 22 janvier 2010, Joshua Timberman a écrit :
> > These outstanding bugs are annoying for anyone running a server  
> > installation that makes use of CouchDB, because its dependence on  
> > xulrunner bring in a heap of X11 libraries that are undesirable on  
> > servers.
> You could stay closer to Debian and reintroduce libmozjs built by
> xulrunner which has very limited dependencies.

the reason why we do not ship that in ubuntu is that mozilla doesn't
have any policy to not breaking ABI/API for mozjs even in minor
updates (e.g. security updates).

 - Alexander

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