Bug#752837: kiwix: build-depends on xulrunner-dev which is gone

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at debian.org
Mon Aug 25 10:05:46 UTC 2014

On 25/08/14 11:17, Mike Gabriel wrote:
> Hi Emilio,
> On  Fr 27 Jun 2014 00:09:08 CEST, pochu wrote:
>> Source: kiwix
>> Severity: serious
>> kiwix build-depends on xulrunner-dev, which is no longer built by
>> src:iceweasel. If you use it for libxul or mozilla-plugin, that is
>> now in iceweasel-dev. If you were using mozilla-js, you may want to
>> look at src:mozjs24.
>> Emilio
> We (Vasudev and I) are currently trying to look into this issue.
> Do you have a clue how the xulrunner binary got replaced in Debian unstable?
> Kiwix gets launches via
> xulrunner-<version> $BINARY_DIR/../lib/kiwix/application.ini "$@"
> But I cannot find anything that replaces the xulrunner-<version> executable in
> unstable at the moment.

I don't know if there is a replacement for that. Cc'ing the iceweasel maintainers.


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