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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: R: [build] Windows build inclusive nss and moz
Date Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:58:35 GMT
On 12/16/11 8:56 PM, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> Hi Oliver;
> --- Ven 16/12/11, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann ha scritto:
> ...
>> I think that the prebuilts for module moz (SeaMonkey
>> version 1.1.4) should be available inside our SVN
>> repository. One option would be to directly check them in
>> into folder main/moz/zipped/ where they are needed. Another
>> option would be that the bootstrap script triggers a
>> corresponding download, similar to our ext_sources
>> mechanism.
>> More options?
>> Which option do we prefer?
> SeaMonkey is too big of a monster and it's outdated.
> I also read (in OSNews I think) that the latest versions of
> firefox broke the limit of what can be reasonably built on
> i386.
> For ldap we can already use openldap, and nss is available
> standalone.
> I think it would be much better if we can depend only on
> Thunderbird for the addressbook.
> Just IMHO of course (FreeBSD's port has always disabled
> mozilla).

that are all good and valid ideas if they work and for the long time 
future it would be very nice to find good alternative. Go ahead to drive 
the replacement effort forward ;-)


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