seamonkey 2 and Xulrunner
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 09:52:29 PDT 2009
Ken Moffat wrote:
> my understanding is that anything from mozilla which uses xulrunner
> gets to the libraries through xulrunner. I confess that the packaging
> of ff 3.5 is a mess (e.g. from my log for 3.5.4
> Warning: package error or possible missing or unnecessary file:
> bin/libmozjs.so (packages-static, 33).
> I think the operative word there is unnecessary, it doesn't get
> The libraries symlinked from /usr/lib (which should include libplds4)
> are those for nss and nspr. Everything else is part of xulrunner
> if that was built.
> Certainly, running ldd on firefox doesn't show any missing libs.
> You would not need to use symlinks for the nss and nspr libs if
> separate nss and nspr had been involved. The problem with that
> approach is that from time to time firefox upgrades will require
> a newer nss or nspr (and ship with it). The problem also used to
> be that nss and nspr were an aggravation to build, but DJ has
> sorted that part.
> BTW, xulrunner-22.214.171.124 (firefox-3.5.4) is out. For the vulnerabilities
> it fixes, see
> (There isn't a separate list for xulrunner) - if you used 126.96.36.199 I think
> you've used an older, more buggy, version than what is shipped in
> the current seamonkey.
Indeed, I had installed ff-3.5.2/xulrunner-188.8.131.52. I'll look at upgrading.
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