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From Mikeal Rogers <>
Subject Re: JavaScript 1.8 Features in SpiderMonkey (Please?)
Date Mon, 23 Mar 2009 20:36:46 GMT
Spidermonkey is relatively simple to build;

Paul is probably referring to the Firefox build process which I won't  
attempt to defend.


On Mar 23, 2009, at March 23, 200911:57 AM, Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:

> On 23/03/2009 19:34, Paul Davis wrote:
>> I don't think it'd be a good idea to require until it hits general
>> consumption (as in, shows up in package managers). Their build
>> procedure is at best, 'interesting'. Also, there's nothing to keep  
>> you
>> from linking couchjs against a newer version of the library. I  
>> haven't
>> groked all of the API breakage but there was a report on the list
>> awhile back that seemed to indicate that it only involved a minor
>> patch.
> Can you specify what's bad about their build procedure? I seem to  
> recall that a lot of work on that was done in the past few months,  
> and if not, I think I know who's in charge of it, so I could ask  
> them about it.
> Cheers,
> Dirkjan

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