[Slackbuilds-users] xulrunner deprecation

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo willysr at slackbuilds.org
Fri May 13 15:22:46 UTC 2016

> as Andrzej reported xulrunner overwrites files from the mozilla-nss
> package in Slackware.
> also there's this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XULRunner#Deprecation
> it seems that the best option for the moment would be to remove this
> and the things that depends on it (evolus-pencil, gnash, vuze) from
> our repository for 14.2.
> please express any alternative proposal regarding xulrunner and what
> depends on it.

as of gnash, it's still developed upstream, but no official release
except for git snapshot.

i wonder if it's still worthed to be kept in our repo as it doesn't
really support newer flash formats and it has being phased out since
2013 in Chrome
and by the end of 2016 by Mozilla

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo

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