Re: gnome-spidermonkey?

On Fri, 2010-12-10 at 13:16 -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> Basically, I want us to be decoupled from this; there are conceptually
> actually 4 layers.
> NSPR <- spidermonkey <- xulrunner <- firefox
> Where "<-" is depends on.  Right now at least Fedora ships like:
> NSPR <- (spidermonkey xulrunner firefox)
> Where () is "tightly coupled", meaning that gjs and gnome-shell are
> tightly coupled to firefox.
> Having a separate xulrunner as a project hasn't really worked - it's a
> *huge*, enormous codebase.  Spidermonkey on the other hand has always
> nominally supported being built seprately; it has its own configure
> script, etc. 

Probably better way would be to work on parallel installation of
xulrunner and/or spidermonkey then forking. I.e. if needed there should
be possible to install, for example, xulrunner 2.0 and xulrunner 2.1 at
the same time.


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