Re: Firefox, the Release and what should a debian developer do?
On Thu, 10 Jun 2004 17:08:17 -0400
Eric Dorland <email@example.com> wrote:
> * J?rg Sch?tter (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > Hello Eric,
> > On Wed, 9 Jun 2004 22:45:01 -0400
> > Eric Dorland <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > Hello all,
> > >
> > > With the release of Firefox 0.9RC and the impending release of 0.9 I'm
> > > sure my inbox will be full of "where's the new firefox? if I don't get
> > > it soon I shall surely die" messages. Having gone through 0.7 -> 0.8,
> > > it certainly took a while to iron out a lot of the bugs. Perhaps 0.9
> > > will be better but only time and testing will tell. I'm worried
> > > upgrading to 0.9 will leave me with my pants down when the release
> > > happens.
> > how about enabling ipv6 support in the binary package by default. Thanks
> > to your documentation in build/package/debian/rules it was easy to
> > enable it.
> > It would be great to have all the programms ready for ip of the next
> > generation.
> Is it in 0.8, or is 0.9rc the one with ipv6 support? I don't see a
> configure option in 0.8.
it is at least in 0.8. Here is the patch, if you would call one line a
########## begin of patch
--- mozilla-firefox-0.8/build/package/debian/rules.orig 2004-05-28 22:27:13.000000000 +0200
+++ mozilla-firefox-0.8/build/package/debian/rules 2004-05-28 22:00:35.000000000 +0200
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@
# untested upstream - export USE_IPV6=$(shell cpp debian/testipv6 | sh -)
+USE_IPV6=$(shell cpp debian/testipv6 | sh -)
nspr = libnspr3
########## end of patch
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