JS ABI breakage update coming

Christopher Aillon caillon at redhat.com
Mon Feb 14 04:44:56 UTC 2011

On 02/13/2011 08:35 PM, Braden McDaniel wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-02-13 at 20:23 -0800, Christopher Aillon wrote:
>> On 02/13/2011 12:32 PM, Braden McDaniel wrote:
>>> Isn't there yet more breakage coming, as well?
>>>           https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/mozilla.dev.tech.js-engine/5uQ9oIPyio4
>>> Perhaps we should just wait for this?
>> Those patches already landed in tracemonkey on Wednesday and
>> mozilla-central on Friday.
> Okay... I'm not sufficiently well versed in Mozilla development
> terminology to know whether that means that it'll be in the next
> XULRunner prerelease package in rawhide; but I think I can gather from
> the context of your statement that it does mean that.

Should be, but that's somewhat irrelevant, actually.  Pavel is talking 
about the standalone spidermonkey package named 'js'. 

It's been stuck on JS 1.7 (which translates to the JS engine in Firefox 
2!) for a long while, and I asked him to update it to something more modern.

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