RFC: What to do with Mozilla

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at FreeBSD.org
Wed Oct 15 12:01:53 PDT 2003

On Wed, 2003-10-15 at 14:55, Charles Swiger wrote:
> On Wednesday, October 15, 2003, at 02:12 PM, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > As some of you may be aware, Mozilla 1.5 was released today (along with
> > Firebird and Thunderbird updates which will be handled soon).  The
> > question is, what do we do with Mozilla 1.4.x?  Do you resurrect
> > mozilla-vendor to hold 1.4.x for a while, or do we just update
> > www/mozilla to 1.5, and say "to hell" with 1.4.x?  Note, 1.6a is due 
> > out
> > shortly as well, and mozilla-devel will be updated to that.
> Update www/mozilla to 1.5, but support 1.4 via a port named 
> www/mozilla14 would provide backwards-compatibility in a fashion 
> similar to other explicitly-versioned ports (squid, autoconf, python, 
> etc).

That's what mozilla-vendor used to be for.  Why should we continue to
support 1.4.x?  Do you have something that requires it?


Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team	::	marcus at FreeBSD.org
gnome at FreeBSD.org
FreeNode / #freebsd-gnome

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