Re: Firefox trickiness


On Mon, 2005-10-17 at 14:27 -0400, Andrew Conkling wrote:
> On 10/17/05, Joe Shaw <joeshaw novell com> wrote:
> > If Beagle was originally built against an older version of Gecko and
> > then Gecko is updated without rebuilding Beagle, this is going to cause
> > us a lot of problems with upgrades.  (And is the reason why you change
> > library versions when interfaces break, damn it.)
> Are you sighing at Dan and me for not rebuilding Beagle to use Firefox
> 1.5's Gecko?  And will that solve both of our problems?  I'm not sure.

I'm sighing because this problem could have been avoided with proper
library versioning by the Mozilla folk.

But yeah, rebuilding Beagle to use the updated gecko will probably fix
it.  Unfortunately it won't build out of the box, apparently.


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