Subject: Re: Future of the www/mozilla* packages (vs. seamonkey)
To: None <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/30/2006 19:01:11
On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 11:08:19AM -0500, Johnny Lam wrote:
> I understand that, but my points are that no upgrade is perfect, and the
> existing mozilla* packages do have the distinction of being the last
> official release on that branch, and that carries some weight.  We should
> keep the mozilla* packages in pkgsrc for now, but that should not be a
> barrier to importing the seamonkey packages.

On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 11:37:15AM -0500, Steven J. Dovich wrote:
> I have had Geert's Seamonkey package installed for some time, and have
> noticed that it is more fragile in my environment than the current
> Mozilla package. I've defaulted to using the current Firefox instead
> since the current Mozilla suite is not as refined as Thunderbird. I would
> second leaving the current packages around as an option for those who
> experience problems with the new suite.

Ok, I will leave the www/mozilla* packages untouched, and will import the
seamonkey* packages in parallel.