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Re: Firefox 3 Beta 2 in Rawhide

Braden McDaniel wrote:
On Thu, 2007-12-20 at 09:22 +0100, Martin Stransky wrote:


If you're a package maintainer and your package already uses xulrunner,
please rebuild it against the new rawhide version. Xulrunner directory
has been changed and many gecko packages (if not all) are linked with
--rpath linker directive. As long as rpath is used you have to rebuild
gecko-libs based packages after each xulrunner change so please consider
to remove it. Gecko libraries are registered system wide by
/etc/ld.so.conf.d and rpath should not be necessary in rawhide.

But isn't it the case that the libraries in question do not have

If the rpath is eliminated, how do we know when things really *do* need
to break?

gecko-libs 1.9 exports only frozen interfaces so ideally we don't need to rebuild any package unless we move to a completely new gecko (firefox 4 ;-))

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