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Re: Firebird 0.6

Eric Dorland <eric@debian.org> writes:

> Hi Everyone,
> From the amount of mail I've gotten I guess people will be
> interested. I've uploaded mozilla-firebird_0.6-1 to my personal apt
> repository at http://people.debian.org/~eric/debian/. Just add:
> deb http://people.debian.org/~eric/debian/$(ARCH) ./
> to your /etc/apt/sources.list and apt-get install
> mozilla-firebird. Note that This package does NOT
> Conflict/Provide/Replace my older phoenix package since they were
> unofficial, and this package doesn't actually conflict with the
> phoenix package (because of the name change). I'll probably upload
> this to unstable after a few more tweaks, if there's no objections.

Hi Eric,

Have you considered building the mozilla-firebird package from the
mozilla or (more likely) the mozilla-snapshot source package?  Given
that the firebird build system requires just a small modification to the
mozilla build system, I think it's possible to build both
mozilla-browser and mozilla-firebird from the same source.  Doing so
would reduce the large amount of duplicated files that are contained in
both mozilla and firebird.

I intended to look into this last weekend, but cvs.mozilla.org and
cvs-mirror.m.o were unreachable for me for the entire weekend.

Poems... always a sign of pretentious inner turmoil.

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