[Debichem-devel] xulrunner-dev is gone

Rene Engelhard rene at debian.org
Wed Jun 11 05:25:27 UTC 2014


On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 11:47:17AM +0900, Mike Hommey wrote:
> I just uploaded iceweasel 30 to unstable, which is the first version not
> to provide xulrunner-dev. Instead, there is an iceweasel-dev package,
> and it most certainly has things missing. Read: I *know* there are
> things missing. I just don't know what specifically reverse build deps
> would need.

Wait. You upload something known-broken to unstable? Why on earth
didn't you ask people to  test on experimental first?

> This is where I need your assistance: could you try building your
> packages against iceweasel-dev and see what they are bugging about?
> Please file bugs against iceweasel-dev for anything missing you'd
> encounter.

Will do.

(Maybe not a bad move of LO to remove all NPAPI support.)

> I *will* eventually get to doing the research myself, but it would
> really be helpful if you could beat me to it :)

It would really be helpful not to break unstable like that.



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