[ATrpms-users] Re: slightly OT: firefox + thunderbird?
Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net
Tue Jun 29 00:19:29 CEST 2004
On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 09:56:23AM +1200, Craig Box wrote:
> > I'm currently running the binaries from mozilla.org, but I'd really like
> > to be able to use packages.
> > Anyone else have a source for newer packages? Might it be something
> > that could be added to the atrpms sources files?
If someone is interested in maintaining them, of course!
Time to get that UML host up and running. Help!
> See Fedora.us's bug https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=1617 and
> Mozilla's bug http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=247846 - to
> summarize briefly, Firefox needs to be run the first time as root to
> register extensions, and there's no simple way to do this with an RPM.
> Changes are being made (pre-1.0) so that running with -register will
> register all the extensions and you won't have to run the browser, so a
> RPM postinstall script can perform this and all will be well.
Yes, there are also some other obstacles like bookmarks not being
taken over properly and the like.
I think these are packages that one should keep an eye on rawhide.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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