Re: Iceweasel extensions lacking links migrating from firefox. Mass bug?
On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 05:12:47PM -0500, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:
> > apt-file search usr/lib/firefox/extensions/ | cut -d: -f1 | grep -v firefox-locale- | sort | uniq | while read package; do apt-file list $package | grep -q 'usr/lib/iceweasel/extensions/' || echo $package; done
> So it seems to be just my packages and firefox-greasemonkey ;-)
> and no mass bug reports ;-) just 1.
Eric mailed a bunch of us about this on 21 November; you were CCed on
all three @packages.debian.org addresses. Message-ID:
> Also the question is: should both links (under firefox and iceweasel)
> provided or just under iceweasel???
> most of the packages seems to don't provide both (ie they provide only
> iceweasel link)
> $> apt-file search usr/lib/iceweasel/extensions/ | cut -d: -f1 | grep -v iceweasel-l10n | sort | uniq | while read package; do apt-file list $package | grep -q 'usr/lib/firefox/extensions/' || echo $package; done
> and here are the ones which provide both:
> > apt-file search usr/lib/firefox/extensions/ | cut -d: -f1 | grep -v
> > firefox-locale- | sort | uniq | while read package; do apt-file list
> > $package | grep -q 'usr/lib/iceweasel/extensions/' && echo $package;
> > done
> would that be a wishlist bug for the sake of uniform distribution to
> remove that link?
Ubuntu still uses firefox, not iceweasel (let's not get into the
politics again!); I suppose this might be the case of other derivative
distributions too. It would save us a fair bit of effort and divergence
if packages could carry on providing both, and this is why I did that in
Colin Watson [email@example.com]