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Re: PR/45110 CVS commit: pkgsrc/multimedia/mplayer-plugin
The following reply was made to PR pkg/45110; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "OBATA Akio" <obache%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: PR/45110 CVS commit: pkgsrc/multimedia/mplayer-plugin
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 12:13:39 +0900
On Fri, 23 Dec 2011 04:45:02 +0900, John D. Baker
> Up to Firefox 7 (xulrunner 7.x), this built but was unrecognized by FF.
> With Firefox 8 (xulrunner 8.), it no-longer built.
It is easy to be built with xulrunner>=8, but it break to build with
it is because NPAPI is changed, but NPAPI version macro is not bumped,
so it is impossible to switch with its version.
> I'm now trying again. I see that it has not only fetched firefox-3.6.24
> but is building xulrunner192 (v188.8.131.52). I see multimedia/gnash had a
> similar problem and was switched to xulrunner192.
> Given the above commit message, it appears this will coexist with the
> already-installed xulrunner (v8.x). Correct?
Yes, devel/xulrunner and devel/xulrunner192 is co-existable.
xulrunner is just required to build, so pulgins itself should be usable with
both www/firefox and www/firefox36.
I decided to switch using xulrunner192, because I don't want to future
break API compatibility again, but it will be pulled up to stable branch for
security reason, and it break plugin packages again.
OBATA Akio / obache%NetBSD.org@localhost
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