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Re: Removing mozilla from sid/etch?

Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> writes:
> The recently released mozilla 1.7.13 is supposed to be the last
> release of the mozilla suite.
> I do not think we want to ship something in etch that is not supported
> today.

ACK, I've also thought about this issue.

> It cannot be done immediately, as a couple of packages[1] (openoffice[2],
> ...) link against mozilla libraries (libnspr4, libnss3) but I think it
> should be a release goal, shouldn't it?

Yeah. As it looks, xulrunner is available to replace all the weirdness
with linking to mozilla libs. I guess removing mozilla from etch could
be done in time, if we start to look for its current rdepends and urge
the maintainers to switch to the libs provided by xulrunner, which
provide the same functionality (and, AFAICS, didn't break the

I've CCed the xulrunner maintainer - is what I wrote right?

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