[BLFS Trac] #3084: Using the XulRunner tarball

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Sun Apr 4 15:59:43 PDT 2010


#3084: Using the XulRunner tarball
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 Reporter:  randy@…                     |       Owner:  blfs-book@…                   
     Type:  task                        |      Status:  new                           
 Priority:  normal                      |   Milestone:  6.5                           
Component:  BOOK                        |     Version:  SVN                           
 Severity:  normal                      |    Keywords:                                
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Comment(by dj@…):

 Historically, the XULRunner tarball has lagged behind the Firefox release
 by a couple of weeks.  The last release time was better IIRC.  Regardless,
 I would recommend adding a note about the latest XUL being the same as the
 Firefox release tarball to save people a 45+ MB download.  IOW, point to
 the latest XUL tarball, but state that if you've already downloaded
 Firefox, there is no need to download XUL.  And in the case you pointed
 out above, this would actually be better if building bleeding edge.  Well
 maybe not in that case...can you build with external Hildon?  What is
 Hildon?

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