Re: [sabayon] Re Firefox bookmarks loop

On Sun, 2006-10-01 at 00:28 -0700, Travis Reitter wrote:
> Everyone,
> I've been working on bug #357021 for a few days now. So far, it's been
> pretty challenging, but I think I'm getting pretty close. Right now I'm
> kinda stuck - lib/sources/ generates the file
> sabayon-bookmarks.html incorrectly. So I'm trying to take one of the
> profile zips, decompress it, fix sabayon-bookmarks.html, then re-zip it
> and put it in place.
> However, this new version of sabayon-bookmarks.html from the modified
> zip archive is not copied into ~/.mozilla/firefox, like it normally
> would be, and it's not merged into
> ~/.mozilla/firefox/*.default/bookmarks.html
> How critical are the timestamps on all the files? Will Sabayon give up
> if it sees conflicting times? (I've been setting the mtime of
> sabayon-bookmarks.html back to what it was before the edit, anyhow).

I don't think we look at mtime at all in sabayon. Is mtime even stored
in the zip file?

> The only other difference between the archives is that the ones I create
> (with the "zip" command) are considered "Zip archive data, at least v1.0
> to extract" by the "file" command (whereas the ones created by Sabayon
> are "v2.0 to extract", and significantly larger).
> Is there anything that I'm missing in the process?

I can't think of anything offhand, but I haven't looked at sabayon in a

Also, I'd like to say I'm sorry for the lack of feedback on this issue.
I'm a bit busy with other stuff, and not a lot of people are involved in
sabayon development right now.

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