Re: Bug#404733: dpkg error upgrading iceweasel
On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 11:03:58AM -0200, Fabiano Manoel de Andrade <email@example.com> wrote:
> The totem-mozila version was 2.16.4-2. /usr/lib/firefox was a symbolic
> link to iceweasel directory.
This whole issue might be related to the fact that /usr/lib/firefox is a
symlink to /usr/lib/iceweasel in the iceweasel package. That was set like
this for compatibility purpose: extensions packages still supporting
firefox, but installed afterwards, would still work with iceweasel.
Unfortunately, that has been abused (not necessarily purposely) by
extensions maintainers, that put files in /usr/lib/firefox AND
Extensions that are concerned by the above are:
totem-mozilla, mozilla-nukeimage, mozilla-imagezoom,
mozilla-bookmarksftp, mozilla-biofox, and firefox-sage.
RMs, what should we do about this ? File RC bugs on each of these and/or
remove the /usr/lib/firefox symlink ?