Why so many ports still depend on firefox-2.X.X.X ?
kwm at rainbow-runner.nl
Sun Apr 26 20:55:12 UTC 2009
On Sun, 2009-04-26 at 20:43 +0200, army.of.root wrote:
> Renato Botelho wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 6:09 AM, Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:
> >> I see that ImageMagick, gimp, gimp-apps, inkscape, gnucash, etc depend on
> >> firefox-2.
> >> Why they aren't switched to firefox-3?
> > You can change gecko engine with WITH_GECKO, if you want
> > to use libxul, the one firefox3 uses, just use:
> > WITH_GECKO=libxul
> could I just add WITH_GECKO=libxul to my make.conf and all the ports would
> still work?
To a certain level, yes. If a port doesn't support libxul, it will
obviously fallback on the gecko version defined in the port as default
(which is probably firefox2).
> I just installed gnome2-lite on my notebook and it demands firefox2! - I
> removed epiphany and yelp from the parent Makefile (normal gnome) and it went away.
Both epiphany and yelp support libxul.
> best regards :)
Hope this will help.
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