Thunderbird bz 579023 still not fixed even though there is an upstream fix available

Jan Horak jhorak at
Tue Apr 27 07:29:23 UTC 2010

On 04/25/2010 10:00 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> I wrote:
>> Those packages are also sometimes not compliant with Fedora policies such
>> as usage of system libraries because any patches to use a system library
>> need trademark approval.
> Another one: Thunderbird STILL bundles its own Gecko instead of using the
> system xulrunner, another blatant violation of our packaging guidelines.
> Nothing is done to fix this issue because upstream does not care and we
> can't change what they ship.
Thunderbird is unable to use system xulrunner yet. We are working with 
upstream to fix it. Believe me, it's not a trivial task: (see also depends bugs).

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