Re: Mozilla Firefox 0.8 Packages
On Fri, Feb 27, 2004 at 10:26:12AM -0500, Eric Dorland wrote:
> * Hamish Moffatt (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 01:09:15AM -0800, Mike Fedyk wrote:
> > > Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > > >On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 06:57:46PM -0500, Eric Dorland wrote:
> > > >>* Hamish Moffatt (email@example.com) wrote:
> > > That's because firefox in windows till uses a profile directory called
> > > "phoenix".
> > Very good. Now back to the original topic - why change the directory
> > used by the Debian packages when upstream hasn't changed it? It just
> > breaks compatibility.
> Well because it's the right thing to do, even if upstream doesn't see
> it. It's completely silly to still be using .phoenix after two name
> changes, it's just confusing to new users who have never heard of
> phoenix. I'd rather have let upstream take care of it, but they're
> dragging their feet on this issue.
Why not add some code like
if not exists ~/.firefox and exists ~/.phoenix
move ~/.phoenix ~/.firefox
in the firefox code?
Jeroen van Wolffelaar
Jeroen@wolffelaar.nl (also for Jabber & MSN; ICQ: 33944357)