JS ABI breakage update coming
braden at endoframe.com
Sun Feb 13 20:32:34 UTC 2011
On Sun, 2011-02-13 at 13:30 +0300, Pavel Alexeev (aka Pahan-Hubbitus)
> Few day ago I asked  build js without UTF-8 C strings. But before
> that was opposite request.
> As acceptable solution found update to recent version, starting from
> 1.8.0-rc1 . But it have also known bugs and we move to 1.8.5 version
> from Firefox 4.0  mercurial repository.
> 1.8 version introduce runtime UTF-8 support . So, to use new version
> of js with UTF8 C strings support not enough to just rebuild and relink.
> Instead you need patch (or better ask upstream to do that) you software
> to add call function JS_SetCStringsAreUTF8. See  for more details.
> I plan build it today (I have still some troubles in it) and push in
> rawhide in middle of next week. Also in future it is suggested for F15
> In CC owners of dependent packages.
>  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=676441
>  https://developer.mozilla.org/En/SpiderMonkey/1.8
Isn't there yet more breakage coming, as well?
Perhaps we should just wait for this?
Braden McDaniel <braden at endoframe.com>
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