Subject: Re: Firefox 1.5 package
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/12/2005 02:21:58
On Mon, 12 Dec 2005, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
>> #7 seems to be a good thing... not that we do massive changes, just get
>> the thing GOING on NetBSD. Geert, did you ever get any reply on that?
>> I'd certainly love pkgsrc-built/installed versions of Firefox be
>> acknoledged as real Firefox, not some "this has been modified beyond being
>> Firefox" variant.
> to clarify, i am not against getting an approval from Mozilla Foundation,
> quite the opposite.  i am just saying the solution is not as easy as
> adding "--enable-official-branding", not even optionally.
> if someone (the MAINTAINER?) can work with Mozilla to resolve the
> potential issues (after all, we have 180kb of local patches, lots of
> them easily mergeable upstream.  i don't know how much of them taya
> submitted to the mozilla people) and make our packages as close to the
> official ones as possible getting the approval shouldn't be that
> problematic[1].
> that someone could be Geert, if he is so interested in resolving he
> issue :).  also maybe taya has something to add about it.
> [1]

How about you, after you brought up the topic, keeping our pkgsrc 
developers away from admin-type stuff? You'd have my comm-exec blessing 
for that. :)

  - Hubert