[Bug 217812] Re: [HARDY] binary components provided by extensions not loaded

John Vivirito gnomefreak at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 11:58:26 UTC 2008


stephan wrote:
> That is not want I meant. Other Distros are able to build the Firefox in
> that way, that third party binary components are able to run. I think it
> is better, if the Ubuntu Firefox is build the "compatible" way. The
> Ubuntu Thunderbird for example is build the "compatible" way. That means
> that the Ubuntu maintainers of Thunderbird and Firefox have different
> build strategies. The Thunderbird strategy is better in my opinion,
> because it allows third party components.
>
> The work around, to start the Firefox from the Thunderbird makes another
> library available. That shows the different dependencies of Thunderbird
> and Firefox in the Ubuntu build.
>
> All third party components are normally build to work in the official
> Mozilla releases. Firefox and Thunderbird have no xulrunner dependency
> in that case. In Ubuntu the firefox-3.0 has a dependency on
> xulrunner-1.9. thunderbird has not.
>
> I hope this posting is a bit better understandable.
>
>   
please post it to the mailing list as it is not a bug.

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Sincerely Yours,
    John Vivirito

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[HARDY] binary components provided by extensions not loaded
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