Re: new makefile for firefox

On Sat, 2005-10-01 at 22:31 +0200, guenther wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-10-01 at 14:14 -0400, Joseph E. Sacco, PhD wrote:
> > Attached is a new Makefile for firefox that includes a post-install
> > target that will link the nss/nspr libs to $(libdir).
> > 
> > evolution-webcal can now be built using the old Makefile.
> Can confirm this. :-)  Probably fixes the gnomemeeting issue as well.

I'm building gnomemeeting with it now, so i'll confirm it in a while.

> The Firefox post-install works, so we don't need the gross [1] hack
> introduced in GARNOME for evolution-webcal any longer. Attached
> is a patch to revert this hack (applies to GARNOME only, any
> earlier version is fine without this patch).

> Still a hack, though -- granted, I love hacks. ;)  I'd like to get rid
> of most of the additional (and necessary) post-install hacks altogether.
> Which would require upstream fixes. As it is now, we're forced to hack
> our way...

Obviously, i'd love to pester upstream distributions to fix things like
this (and in Firefox's case, include an --enable-backend-only
function :))

...marking it down on my 'things to do during 2.13' list.


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