packaging thunderbird and firefox extensions as RPM in Fedora

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at
Mon Apr 16 15:12:37 UTC 2007

Christopher Aillon schrieb:
> Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> this is a packaging related question, but fedora-devel in this case is 
>> probably the better place than fedora-packaging for now (when it comes 
>> to actual implemetaion details fedora-packaging probably is better).
>> Did anybody in recent times look into packaging thunderbird or firefox 
>> extensions as RPMS in fedora? One of my desktops is a x86_64 machine and 
>> getting a proper enigmail for it sometimes is annoying (¹). Caillion 
>> iirc in the past once said packaging extensions would be possible with 
>> future versions of thunderbird and firefox. Are thunderbird and firefox 
>> 2.0 (both in rawhide these days) those future versions or do we have to 
>> wait until 3.0 for proper support? Or are there any workarounds to 
>> somehow make it work now?
> 3.0.  There's no maintainable way to make it work now without querying 
> RPM in %post and requiring triggers.

Hmmm, sounds bad :-/ Did anybody actually try how ugly that would look like?

 > [...]
> You really shouldn't tell me these things. [...]

/me makes mental note


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