Re: Call to maintainers: GNOME 2.31 to ship GTK 2.90

Le mardi 03 août 2010 à 19:17 +0200, Xan Lopez a écrit :
> On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 2:19 PM, Josselin Mouette <joss debian org> wrote:
> > We talked about it today on #debian-devel, and it turns out there is a
> > very serious problem that is fixed by symbol versioning in GTK+.
> >
> > $ objdump -p /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/
> > [snip]
> >
> > Now load this plugin in an epiphany or firefox process built against
> > GTK3, and have fun.

> I think latest Firefox should work fine, since they run the plugins in
> a different process. We are checking the feasibility of doing the same
> for WebKitGTK+ before GNOME 3.0, which would also solve the issue.
> Which is to say, it would be nice if we didn't have the problem in the
> first place, but a solution for it is definitely in our plans.

It depends on the mechanism used to launch the plugin processes. If they
still have the webkit or mozilla libraries, that won’t be enoug. Not to
say it’s not easy to do the correct way, but it has to be done.

 .''`.      Josselin Mouette
: :' :
`. `'  “If you behave this way because you are blackmailed by someone,
  `-    […] I will see what I can do for you.”  -- Jörg Schilling

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