seamonkey 2 and Xulrunner

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at
Fri Oct 30 09:54:24 PDT 2009

Chris Staub wrote:
> On 10/30/2009 01:35 AM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> The ones marked with an asterisk are linked back to /usr/lib, but the others are
>> not.  Therefore I don't think firefox/thunderbird/seamonky are finding
>>,, is found in
>> /usr/lib/seamonkey-2.0.
>> The curious thing is that seamonkey seems to run just fine without finding these
>> libraries.  Should we making links to the other libraries?
>> Comments?
>>     -- Bruce
> There is no problem here. I've seen the exact same thing with both 
> Firefox and Thunderbird for years, and of course with Xulrunner itself 
> now. For all of the various Mozilla packages, a number of the actual 
> libs are in 
> /usr/lib/{thunderbird,firefox,xulrunner,seamonkey}-[version], and 
> /usr/bin/[program-name] is a shell script that sets up the appropriate 
> environment variables to tell the program to look there at runtime. 
> Pretty much any Mozilla program has operated like this for a long time now.

Thanks Chris.  I know someone should know a little more about the process.

   -- Bruce

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